Marion Barry Released From Hospital | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Marion Barry Released From Hospital

Play associated audio

D.C. Councilmember Marion Barry has been released from the hospital following a minor surgery.

Barry's chief of staff, Joyce Clements Smith says the former mayor was released, as expected, late Saturday afternoon from Sibley Memorial Hospital. His office had earlier said he was undergoing a procedure involving the urinary tract.

Barry, 75, has survived prostate cancer and had a successful kidney transplant three years ago. Barry is currently running for a third consecutive term as the councilmember for Ward 8. He served as mayor from 1979-1991 and again from 1995-1999.

NPR

A Puzzle With Everything, Including The Kitchen Sink

Each word provided is an anagram of something you might see in a kitchen. For example, "skin" is an anagram of "sink."
NPR

'Into The Wild' Author Tries Science To Solve Toxic Seed Mystery

Jon Krakauer has long been haunted by how Christopher McCandless died in the Alaskan wilderness. In a scientific journal, he and a chemist show that the seeds McCandless consumed can contain a toxin.
NPR

5 Things You Should Know About Carly Fiorina

The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard once had a stint filing and typing for the company. She also dropped out of law school, survived breast cancer and once ran a campaign ad featuring demon sheep.
NPR

3-D Printers Bring Historic Instruments Back To The Future

You just can't stick a modern mouthpiece on an antique saxophone and get the right sound. The answer could be in the lab.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.