Wednesday, Jul 11 12 p.m. (ET)

“Snow-Storm in August:” D.C.’s First Race Riot

In 1835, a drunken slave entered his mistress' bedroom with an axe, setting in motion events that would lead to Washington's first race riot. We learn about the fascinating, and nearly forgotten, characters involved in the incident and its aftermath.

Wednesday, Jul 11 1 p.m. (ET)

The Threat To Timbuktu

Political upheaval in the West African nation of Mali is threatening the desert city of Timbuktu, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Wednesday, Jul 11 1:20 p.m. (ET)

Calorie Police: Legislating How Much We Eat

From limiting sales of large sodas to requiring calorie counts on restaurant menus, lawmakers are trying to help Americans slim down and eat healthy. What it takes to modify behavior at the dinner table.

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