Lean & Hungry Theater: Taming Of The Shrew

Lean & Hungry Theater presents a very special evening of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew." This Spanish-infused adaptation is set within a radio-novela in Mexico. The Woman's National Democratic Club is proud to host this live broadcast in the Whittemore House, the historic home of Eleanor Roosevelt.

Javier Rivera, the director of Taming of the Shrew/La Fierecilla Domada, was in attendance to talk about the production in a panel discussion moderated by WAMU Program Director Mark McDonald.


No Meekness Here: Meet Rosa Parks, 'Lifelong Freedom Fighter'

As the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery Bus Boycott approaches, author Jeanne Theoharis says it's time to let go of the image of Rosa Parks as an unassuming accidental activist.

Internet Food Culture Gives Rise To New 'Eatymology'

Internet food culture has brought us new words for nearly every gastronomical condition. The author of "Eatymology," parodist Josh Friedland, discusses "brogurt" with NPR's Rachel Martin.
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World Leaders Meet For The UN Climate Change Summit In Paris

World leaders meet for the UN climate change summit in Paris to discuss plans for reducing carbon emissions. What's at stake for the talks, and prospects for a major agreement.


What Information Do Intelligence Agencies Need To Keep U.S. Safe?

In the aftermath of the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris, NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Bruce Hoffman of Georgetown University about what information intelligence agencies need to keep the U.S. safe.