New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
Long before humans created the written word, stories were passed down from one generation to the next orally. Today, despite — or because of — advances in technology, there’s still something incredibly compelling and powerful about an individual telling a tale. We consider the ancient and modern art of storytelling and what it takes to keep an audience rapt.
- Amy Saidman Executive director, Story District (formerly SpeakEasyDC)
- Jenifer Hixson Senior producer, The Moth
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