We speak to Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) as he prepares to leave office after four years at the helm.
Fifty years ago, a rock club opened in Adams Morgan’s historic Ambassador Theatre. Although it was open for less than six months, the Ambassador hosted musical luminaries like Jimi Hendrix, served as a staging ground for the March on the Pentagon, and introduced psychedelic light shows to Washington. We look back at that time and speak to some of the people who were there about this landmark in Washington musical and political history.
- Richard Harrington Former Music Critic, Washington Post
- Patty Ferry Washington Resident, Artist, Podcast Creator
- Jeff Krulik Archivist and Documentary Filmmaker
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