Guest Host: Marc Fisher

Inside construction at the Washington National Cathedral.

Inside construction at the Washington National Cathedral.

Four years ago, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook our region and caused millions in damage. Particularly hard hit were two of DC’s best known structures: the Washington Monument and the Washington National Cathedral. We speak with those involved in repairing the damage and a photographer who was able to shoot extraordinary images during the process.


  • James Shepherd Architect; Director, Preservation and Facilities, Washington National Cathedral
  • Colin Winterbottom Photographer
  • Joe Alonso Head stonemason, Washington National Cathedral

Photos: D.C.'s Monuments Under Repair

LISTEN: Kojo Reacts To the 2011 Earthquake --Live!

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