On Saturday, Senator Edward Kennedy will be buried in Virginia near the gravesites of his slain brothers, President John Kennedy and Senator Robert Kennedy. Senator Kennedy will be buried among America's heroes on the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery. On a quiet Virginia hillside Wednesday, visitors streamed past the existing Kennedy graves of Robert, John, Jacqueline, and President Kennedy's infant children. They paid their respects to a family that has given much over the years.
Patrick Madden reports...
The sixth season of HBO's Game of Thrones showed a real evolution in the way the show portrays women and in the season finale, several female characters ascended to power. NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Glen Weldon from NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour and Greta Johnsen, host of the Nerdette podcast, about the show.
In 1986, a federal official issued a warning: If Metro continued to expand rapidly, the system faced a future of stark choices over maintaining existing infrastructure. Metro chose expansion. We talk to a historian about that decision. We also hear from a former Metro general manager about the following years, and from an Arlington planner about measuring how riders are responding to SafeTrack.
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