This Week On Metro Connection: Fears | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Fears

Play associated audio
http://www.flickr.com/photos/-gunjan/6137210946/

We all have things we're afraid of - and ways of responding to our particular fears. This week, we meet Washingtonians grappling with fears small and large - from anxiety over dancing in public to worries about losing a home. We'll also ask whether one community's fears of crime are overblown, and meet a woman who's coped with her fear of confined spaces by spending time in confined spaces... underground.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks / "The Fear (Instrumental)" by Lily Allen from It's Not Me, It's You]

NPR

'Ghettoside' Explores Why Murders Are Invisible In Los Angeles

In her new book, journalist Jill Leovy studies the epidemic of unsolved murders in African-American neighborhoods and the relationships between police and victims' relatives, witnesses and suspects.
NPR

Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?

A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
NPR

Abortion Vote Shows How Much Democrats' World Has Changed

Of those 64 Democrats who cast a key anti-abortion vote in November 2009, only 12 remain in the House today.
WAMU 88.5

Drone Found On White House Grounds, Not Regarded As Ongoing Threat

A drone landed in a tree on the White House grounds shortly after 3 a.m. Monday morning, touching off a security response.

Leave a Comment

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