Virginia Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Swecker is in studio. And Aisha Braveboy, candidate for Prince George's State's Attorney, joins us.
Guest Host: Elaina Plott
After five years in a Cuban jail, USAID contractor and Washington area resident Alan Gross is home. His release was the result of national and international efforts — spurred in part by the unrelenting pressure and activism of the local Jewish community. We explore how the weekly vigils, letter-writing campaigns and broad support contributed to Gross’s release.
- Ron Halber Executive Director, Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington
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