It’s “Your Turn” to share your views about the stories Washingtonians are talking about ––from a rollback on federal health care subsidies to the name change of a Virginia high school named after a Confederate general.
Julius Becton joined the segregated US Army in 1943. And over a professional life spanning six decades, he blazed a path for African American officers in the U.S. Military, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant General. And he went on to lead major government agencies, universities and the D.C. Public School system. He joins Kojo to discuss his career and public service.
- Julius W. Becton, Jr. Lt. General, US Army (retired); CEO and Superintendent, DC Public Schools (1996-1998); and author of "Becton: Autobiography of a Soldier and Public Servant (Naval Inst. Press)
Most Recent Shows
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.
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.