WAMU 88.5 : Metro Connection

This Week On Metro Connection: Origins

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We'll go back to square one, turn back the hands of time, and otherwise get at the root of the matter, as we explore the origins of local landmarks, and meet the driving forces behind some key D.C. institutions. We'll also explore the building blocks of reading, and investigate the original use of a word that's generating all sorts of controversy in the football world.

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

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By visiting Africa this month, President Obama is drawing attention to one of the diplomatic tools that most directly shapes America's relationships with other countries: foreign aid and assistance. But now all policy makers at home feel the United States is pursuing the soundest strategy when it comes to providing aid abroad. We explore the issue with the official in charge of the Africa portfolio for the United States Agency for International Development.

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