Thursday, Jan 08 12 p.m. (ET)

Chesapeake Check-Up

A coalition of environmentalists is suing the federal government over the slow pace of Chesapeake Bay restoration. Local chicken farmers are unhappy about new regulations. And bleak state budget numbers present an uncertain future for...

Thursday, Jan 08 12:24 p.m. (ET)

Local Graduate School Admissions and the Economy

'Tis the season for graduate school admissions. But this year, many local graduate programs are expecting a flood of applications from workers who are seeking refuge from the economic storm. We talk with officials from several local...

Thursday, Jan 08 1 p.m. (ET)

Has Theater Failed America?

The nation's capital has long had one of the most vibrant regional theater scenes in the country. But are those theaters -- and others like them across the U.S. -- failing to reach the audiences they were created to serve? That's the...

Thursday, Jan 08 1:32 p.m. (ET)

American Politics Through Film

From "Advise and Consent" to "JFK," Hollywood has long been enamored with American political intrigue. But fictionalized versions of our politics often stray widely from the actual historic record. We explore some of Hollywood's greatest...

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