Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Leaders around the world are wrestling with responses to the terror attacks that ripped through the heart of Paris last week. Lawmakers in Washington are now debating how and where to best combat and contain the Islamic State, which claimed responsibility for the attacks that left more than a 100 people dead and many more wounded. Meanwhile, new concerns are being raised about the security of urban areas around the world – including Washington.
- Benjamin Cardin Member, U.S. Senate (D-Md.)
- Gerald Connolly Member, U.S. House of Representatives (D-VA, 11th District)
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