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Picnics: Beyond The Basket (Rebroadcast)

The joys of a summer picnic lie in its simplicity: sitting outdoors and enjoying a good meal. But some see the picnic as a chance to unleash their culinary imaginations, with homemade salads, fried chicken and baked goods enjoyed beachside. We're breaking out the wicker basket, gingham tablecloth and bug spray to talk about the best food, spots and supplies for eating alfresco.

Picnic Recipes

Courtesy of Picnic House Kitchen & Catering

WAMU 88.5

A WAMU Guide To The 2015 National Book Festival

Need some help navigating the schedule? We've come up with an agenda that highlights authors we’ve spoken with here at WAMU.

WAMU 88.5

The Democracy Of The Diner (Rebroadcast)

Whether the decor is faux '50s silver and neon or authentic greasy spoon, diners are classic Americana, down to the familiar menu items. Rich, poor, black, white--all rub shoulders in the vinyl booths and at formica counters. We explore the enduring appeal and nostalgia of the diner.

NPR

Sen. Mikulski's Vote Clears The Way For Obama's Deal With Iran

With the approval of Democratic Sen. Barbara Mikulski, announced Wednesday, President Obama has secured enough support in Congress to sustain his nuclear deal with Iran.
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Environmental Outlook: How To Build Smarter Transportation And More Livable Cities

A new report says traffic in the U.S. is worse than it's been in years. But some say there are reasons to be optimistic. For this month's Environmental Outlook: How revitalized urban centers and new modes of transportation are changing how we get around our cities.

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