The Dick Spottswood Show: Labor Day Special

Dick Spottswood has been a presence on WAMU's airwaves since 1967, when he hosted the station's first bluegrass show. For the past 25 years he's been the producer and host of The Dick Spottswood Show, which can currently be heard each week on WAMU's Bluegrass Country at HD channel 88.5-2. For this special program, listeners can join Dick for a special Labor Day edition of his obsolete music hour, featuring an eclectic mix of bluegrass, country, calypso, and rhythm and blues songs sung by and for working folks.

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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.


Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.