WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

La Source: Helping a Haitian Village Survive

Princeton University is a campus filled with remarkable minds ... and not just among the professors and students. Princeton custodian Josue Lajeunesse has spent years channeling his energy and resources toward his goal of guaranteeing access to clean water to the villagers living in his hometown of La Source, Haiti. Lajeunesse joins Kojo to discuss his mission and how he feels about a new documentary film spotlighting his efforts.

"La Source" Movie Trailer

The official trailer for the upcoming documentary film, "La Source," about two brothers and their dream to bring clean water to their impoverished village in Haiti.

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In Iran, A Poet's 700-Year-Old Verses Still Set Hearts Aflame

The 14th century Persian poet Hafez remains venerated in Iran, even though he wrote of wine, romance and other topics not necessarily welcome in today's Islamic Republic.
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Buy Crop Insurance, Double Your Money

The nation's crop insurance program is really a lottery, says one economist. And it's rigged so that farmers win. In fact, farmers typically get back double the money they pay for premiums.
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The Politics Hour - February 12, 2016

D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.

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Do You Like Me? Swiping Leads To Spike In Online Dating For Young Adults

A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

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