As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
Federal Judge Anna Diggs Taylor wrote the decision, issued yesterday, finding President Bush’s NSA surveillance program unconstitutional. With more than 25 years on the bench, Judge Diggs was an early trail-blazer, an African-American woman who graduated Yale University Law School in the 1950s. Did her race and gender play a role in her decision-making? or in the criticism of it? We try to find out.
- Barbara Perry Professor of Government, Sweet Briar College; Author, "A 'Representative' Supreme Court?: The Impact of Race, Religion, and Gender on Appointments"
- John Jacobs Attorney, John P. Jacobs P.C.
Most Recent Shows
We speak with the Director of D.C.'s Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Melinda Bolling about the challenge of overseeing the central regulatory agency in a booming city.
Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett on minimum wage hikes, Purple Line construction, and violent gang suppression. Plus, Republican candidate for Virginia governor Ed Gillespie joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in studio.
“History Is A Harsh Taskmaster”: Ta-Nehisi Coates On How America’s Past Explains The State Of Race Today
Local Washington was the setting for many of writer Ta-Nehisi Coates' formative experiences. Kojo sat with him in one of Washington's most historic black churches to discuss how those experiences, and the election of President Barack Obama, led to his new book "We Were Eight Years In Power."