The Kojo Nnamdi Show-logo

The Kojo Nnamdi Show

WAMU

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.
More Information

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 Danger of Holiday Toys

12/12/2019
More
The most in-demand toys for children are becoming more complex, and some can turn dangerous if not properly vetted or used.

Duration:00:14:23

When Fewer People Get Food Stamps

12/12/2019
More
The Trump administration is poised to slash the rolls of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. What does this mean for D.C. region recipients?

Duration:00:13:07

Food And Foodies In The ‘Burbs

12/11/2019
More
Dining downtown has never been better. What about dining in the suburbs?

Duration:00:36:48

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Gets A Refreshed Look — And A New Director

12/10/2019
More
After seven months and $4.5 million, the ACM reopened in October with updated landscaping and amenities. New Director Melanie Adams talks about the updates, her background and her vision for the museum.

Duration:00:24:19

The 1619 Project Is Reshaping How We Teach Slavery — But Is It Enough?

12/10/2019
More
Only 8 percent of high school seniors identify slavery as the primary cause of the Civil War.

Duration:00:13:14

The Politics Hour: December 6, 2019

12/6/2019
More
Virginia’s Attorney General on Second Amendment sanctuaries; D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson on Councilmember Jack Evans; Virginia Sen.-elect John Bell on his priorities.

Duration:00:36:27

Local Breweries, Cideries and Distilleries Are Thriving. Will It Last?

12/5/2019
More
A law which reduced federal excise taxes for a range of alcohol producers is set to expire at the end of the year. It could mean a 400% tax hike.

Duration:00:22:14

Christmas Trees: A D.C. Primer

12/5/2019
More
All you need to know about holiday evergreens in the DMV — from the one at the Capitol to the one in your living room.

Duration:00:26:16

Washington Fashion Is Not An Oxymoron

12/3/2019
More
No one's ever accused Washington of being a fashion capital. But some are out to prove that we actually can have style when we try.

Duration:00:26:30

Your Favorite Local Holiday Shows

12/3/2019
More
Is it even the holidays if you don't see an actor scoff "Bah Humbug!" on stage?

Duration:00:22:42

The Role of Labor Unions in the D.C. Region

12/2/2019
More
In the past month, striking union workers have impacted D.C.-area transportation both on the ground and in the air.

Duration:00:23:12

Amazon’s $20 Million Housing Deal

12/2/2019
More
The company just committed a historically high sum for affordable housing in Arlington. But how much of a dent will that make in the county's affordability crisis?

Duration:00:24:58

Food Criticism In D.C. Has A Diversity Problem

11/27/2019
More
What do we miss when no full-time food critics are people of color?

Duration:00:48:12

Not Your Typical Turkey Day: Local Takes On Classic Thanksgiving Dishes

11/26/2019
More
The hosts of WAMU's Dish City join Kojo to talk spicing up (and localizing) traditional Thanksgiving fare.

Duration:00:33:41

Where Do The Pardoned Turkeys Go?

11/26/2019
More
We take a look inside the lives of presidentially pardoned poultry.

Duration:00:13:08

An Interview With Senator Tim Kaine

11/25/2019
More
Talking Virginia elections, e-cigarettes, the trajectory of the Democratic party and more.

Duration:00:48:37

The Politics Hour: November 22, 2019

11/22/2019
More
Walter Smith, the executive director of D.C. Appleseed, on D.C. voting rights; Suhas Subramanyam on his priorities as a recently elected member to the Virginia House of Delegates.

Duration:00:48:58

Living Through Impeachment … Again

11/21/2019
More
We hear from residents of a local retirement community who lived through past impeachment inquiries. Are we witnessing an erosion of our democracy and civility this time around?

Duration:00:50:11

Wake Up From Your Impeachment Coma

11/20/2019
More
Despite the wall-to-wall coverage of the impeachment hearings, other news is happening! Let us help catch you up on Washington region stories you may have missed.

Duration:00:49:28

What Do Local Students Think Of National Politics?

11/19/2019
More
Kojo sits down with students from across the District at Thurgood Marshall Academy to talk about impeachment, civic engagement, D.C. statehood and top-of-mind issues heading into the 2020 elections.

Duration:00:50:04