Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Fiction fans may know Barbara Kingsolver for best-sellers like “Animal Dreams” and “The Poisonwood Bible”. But she’s also a trained biologist, dedicated to understanding the human relationship with our environment. She joins Kojo to reflect on the year her family vowed to eat only locally-produced food, and ended up learning a lot about flowering peanut plants, turkey mating, and themselves.
- Barbara Kingsolver Author, "Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life" (Harper Collins)
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