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The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.
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Location:

Washington, DC

Networks:

WAMU

Description:

The show places the Washington region at "the center of the world" with a two-hour news magazine format covering the international, national and local news of the day, as well as local entertainment and sports.

Twitter:

@kojoshow

Language:

English

Contact:

1-800-433-8850


Episodes

The Politics Hour: July 19, 2019

7/19/2019
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The latest on the fight for D.C. statehood, the political fallout from Maryland's Speaker of the House race, and a remembrance of Sterling Tucker.

Duration:00:48:26

“Twisted Melodies” Explores The Darkness And Light Of Donny Hathaway’s Final Hours

7/18/2019
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Can we separate the art from a tortured artist?

Duration:00:20:19

How Are New Laws Affecting Smokers In The Region?

7/18/2019
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D.C., Maryland and Virginia continue to place more and more restrictions around purchasing tobacco products, like increasing the taxes and raising the minimum purchasing age. How do these new restrictions affect smokers? And how successful are they at curbing youth smoking?

Duration:00:28:46

Songs Of The Summer: Washington’s Hottest New Music

7/17/2019
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We explore the hottest songs -- and most vital music scenes -- in the Washington region this summer.

Duration:00:46:48

Local Resources For Handling The Heat

7/17/2019
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Kojo gives an update on the heat wave sweeping the region and how local jurisdictions are helping residents.

Duration:00:03:01

When D.C. Residents Come Home From Prison — And Go To Georgetown

7/16/2019
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Homecoming can be tough for D.C. residents recently released from prison. A new program at Georgetown University aims to help.

Duration:00:20:32

The 1919 Race Riot in D.C.

7/16/2019
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A century ago this week, the District was engulfed in days of violence as the city's as mobs of white men faced off with black residents.

Duration:00:27:04

Your Turn: Lemonade Stands And Giant Spaceships

7/15/2019
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It's your turn to tell us what's on your mind! Give us a call this Monday, July 15, starting at 12 p.m: 800-433-8850.

Duration:00:48:32

The Politics Hour: July 12, 2019

7/12/2019
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Updates on all the latest regional political news, from the final D.C. Council session before summer recess to the 90-minute special legislative session on guns in Virginia.

Duration:00:47:19

Trash Into Treasure: How The D.C. Region Manages Waste

7/11/2019
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In April, the Maryland General Assembly passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act. To the dismay of many local environmentalists, the law designates trash incineration as a form of clean energy.

Duration:00:36:01

Montgomery County Interim Police Chief On The Charges One Of His Officers Faces

7/11/2019
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Montgomery County Interim Police Chief Marcus Jones joins us to discuss the charges one county police officer faces after allegedly using excessive force during an arrest in Aspen Hill.

Duration:00:12:14

Frame Of Mind: Punk, Women, And Photography In D.C.

7/10/2019
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A new photography book explores the past two decades of punk in the District, and features writing by the women who shaped the local scene.

Duration:00:22:23

D.C.’s Public Housing Overhaul

7/10/2019
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The D.C. Housing Authority has released a proposal to remove about a quarter of its public housing stock from federal purview and massively revamp 10 apartment complexes.

Duration:00:27:22

What Does It Take To Buy A Home In The D.C. Region?

7/9/2019
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Real estate prices in the D.C. region are notoriously eye-popping. Just how hard is it to buy a home here?

Duration:00:48:59

Accessibility Is Everything: How D.C.’s Arts And Culture Scene Accommodates Special Needs

7/8/2019
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Places that are fun diversions for most of us can be challenging, and even scary, for others.

Duration:00:19:25

D.C.’s New Palestinian Museum Focuses On Culture And Personal Stories

7/8/2019
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The newly opened Museum of the Palestinian People focuses on sharing personal stories over political history.

Duration:00:23:41

An Update On Washington’s Flash Flooding

7/8/2019
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We get an update on this morning's flash flood emergency in the Washington region.

Duration:00:05:54

Politics And The Personal At This Year’s Capital Fringe Festival

7/5/2019
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The 2019 Capital Fringe Festival is kicking off three weeks of bold theatre.

Duration:00:28:56

A Soggy Fourth Of July And A Contentious “Free Speech” Rally

7/5/2019
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We look back at a soggy Fourth of July — and forward to this weekend's "Demand Free Speech Freedom Rally" and an antifascist counterprotest in Washington, D.C.

Duration:00:18:56

Washington Is An Epicenter Of Lyme Disease. How Some Locals Are Fighting Back.

7/3/2019
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July is the peak month for Lyme disease transmission. How can you keep yourself safe this summer?

Duration:00:48:47