Maryland Senator Ben Cardin joins us to talk about the youth movement against gun violence, Russian sanctions, and more. D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh shares her thoughts on relief for high water bills and news that D.C. Public Schools is taking over an all girls charter school.
Sultry women in the shadows. Skeletons peering up from under water. Rats scampering across the landscape. They’re the foreboding images emblazoned on public health posters over the last century. In a pre-television, pre-Internet era, they were often the best way to spread messages about everything from tuberculosis to gonorrhea. Kojo explores the iconography of public health in the 20th century.
- Michael Sappol Curator, "An Iconography of Contagion"; Historian, History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine
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