Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Baghdad is not Saigon. Yet analogies to Vietnam pervade discussions about the U.S. role in Iraq. So how useful are these comparisons? Kojo explores the use- and misuse- of history and analogies to describe today’s crisis in Iraq.
- David Greenberg Assistant Professor, Journalism, Media Studies and History, Rutgers University; "History Lesson" writer, Slate.com
- Stephen Biddle Senior Fellow for Defense Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
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