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.
Guest Host: Korva Coleman
A good book, short story or poem can provide a reader with a window into other cultures and places in time. The National Endowment for the Arts is trying to use literature to promote better cultural understanding. We discuss how literature and art have improved America’s global perspective in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
- David Kipen Director of Literature, the National Endowment for the Arts.
- Jorge Hernandez Editor, "Sun, Stone and Shadows: 20 Great Mexican Short Stories" (Fondo de Cultura Economica USA)
- Candida Mannozzi Former owner, Candida's World of Books
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."