After A City Council Meeting On Civility, A Fight | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

After A City Council Meeting On Civility, A Fight

Play associated audio
A city councilman in Gardner, Kan., has resigned after a meeting turned ugly. At a meeting to discuss whether videotaping the meetings would add civility, Dennis Pugh told a fellow council member to shut up then stormed out. Pugh later drove to the councilman's house, tackled him and took his video camera. He's now charged with battery.

David Oyelowo On Acting, His Royal Roots And The One Role He Won't Take

The British-born Nigerian actor talks about playing an American veteran in Nightingale, the reasons he stays in character for weeks at a time and his aversion to playing "the black best friend."

Bugs: Not What's For Dinner — Until They're Tastier, Maybe

A U.K. researcher says the environmental argument for eating bugs isn't working on its own. She says chefs and policymakers must "make insect dishes appeal as food, not just a way to save the planet."

5 Things You Should Know About George Pataki

For most voters, the name George Pataki might not ring a bell. But he was the last Republican elected to major statewide office in New York in more than 20 years. And he's running for president.

Technology Of Books Has Changed, But Bookstores Are Hanging In There

The debate over whether digital books are better continues. Yet in the age of Amazon, the number of independent booksellers is up. The revival is fueled, at least in part, by digital natives.

Leave a Comment

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