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This Week On Metro Connection: Spring Break

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We take a bit of a spring break and give a second listen to some of our favorites stories of recent months. We'll talk with longtime Washington residents about the city during the era of segregation, and we'll visit the high-tech "cold room" at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. We'll also meet a man who's pursuing a comedic career even as his eyesight fades, and play some tunes with the reigning world champion of old-time piano playing.

[Music: "Every Little Bit Hurts" by John Davis from Title Tracks]

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A Conversation With "Broad City" Co-Star Abbi Jacobson

What do Michelle Obama, Anna Wintour and Michael Jordan carry in their bags? Abbi Jacobson imagines the things you might find in her new illustrated book, "Carry This Book." We talk to the "Broad City" co-star about what you can learn from the contents of bags—and her success creating and starring in the hit Comedy Central show.

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New Approaches To Tackling Local Youth Hunger

The First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe and other regional leaders are exploring new, innovative ways to combat local food insecurity.

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What Washington Really Thinks of the Rest of America

Kojo explores the surprising findings of a Johns Hopkins survey on what D.C.'s federal workers and unelected policy makers really think of the American public.


Social Media Company Twitter Struggles Financially

Steve Inskeep talks to Emily Bell, director for the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School, about the challenges Twitter faces.

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