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.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
NASA, Texas, and the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan share more than just Mall space at this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival. We explore some cultural commonalities — and find out what we can all learn from the Bhutanese.
- Richard Kennedy Acting Director, Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage; and co-curator of Bhutan Programme, Smithsonian Folklife Festival
- Kinley Dorji Founding editor of Bhutan's first national newspaper, "Kuensel"
- Francoise Pommeret Resident of Bhutan; a French scholar of Bhutanese history
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