On this last episode, we look back on 23 years of joyous, difficult and always informative conversation.
Four U.S. cities allow 16 and 17-year-olds to vote, including Maryland’s Takoma Park, Greenbelt and Hyattsville. D.C. Council member Charles Allen just introduced legislation that would lower voting age from 18 to 16. Kojo will discuss the proposal with Allen, a D.C. student journalist, and a former Takoma Park council member who was critical of the policy change in his city.
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