Ron Davis in "3 1/2 Minutes."

Ron Davis in "3 1/2 Minutes."

Thursday, Jun 18 12 p.m. (ET)

Race, Violence And Documentary Films: AFI Docs

Highlights of the annual international AFI Docs festival include Alex Gibney's probing "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine," and two-time Academy Award winner Barbara Koppel's "Hot Type: 150 Years of the Nation." Also screening will be "3 1/2 Minutes, Ten Bullets," which traces the trial of the man convicted of shooting a black teen, Jordan Davis, over loud music in Florida. Jordan Davis' father, Ron Davis, joins us to talk about the film and his activism after his son's death.

Thursday, Jun 18 12:35 p.m. (ET)

Shaping The City: Designing The New D.C.

When it comes to new structures in our region, and what they should look like, everyone has an opinion. The D.C. Zoning commission has set new limits on how tall a "pop-up" row house can be. In Northwest D.C. and Montgomery County, neighbors are fuming as they watch home after home replaced with luxury "McMansions." We consider whether the region can update its row-house aesthetic, without sacrificing character.

Kojo Show producer Tayla Burney (left) and WAMU web producer Chris Chester (right) pose with "A God In Ruins," one of Burney's summer reading picks and a feature of this year's Morning Edition Book Club.

Kojo Show producer Tayla Burney (left) and WAMU web producer Chris Chester (right) pose with "A God In Ruins," one of Burney's summer reading picks and a feature of this year's Morning Edition Book Club.

Thursday, Jun 18 1 p.m. (ET)

Summer Reading 2015

Summer heat is already upon us, and we've got book suggestions for anyone looking for a great read for lazy days. Join us for our Summer Reading show.

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