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.
It’s a new theory of human evolution that begins around the campfire. Primatologist Richard Wrangham says that what separates humans from apes is our ability to tame fire and cook our food. He joins Kojo to discuss why cooking may have been the catalyst that helped human civilization thrive.
- Richard Wrangham Ruth Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, Harvard University; and Curator of Primate Behavioral Biology, Peabody Museum (Cambridge, MA); and Director, Kibale Chimpanzee Project (Uganda)
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