WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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    Shaping The City: Three Local Design Debates

    From lighted signs to building heights to power lines, one person's emblem of economic prosperity is another person's eyesore. Kojo and architect Roger Lewis explore three local design proposals that could alter the cityscape.

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    Not My Job: Sharon Jones Gets Quizzed On Handshakes

    We've invited the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings to play a game called "Let's shake on it."
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    Salvage Supperclub: A High-End Dinner In A Dumpster To Fight Food Waste

    The ingredients — think wilted basil, bruised plums, garbanzo bean water — sound less than appetizing. Whipped together, they're a tasty meal that show how home cooks can use often-tossed foods.
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    Barbershop: Speechwriters Speak On The RNC And DNC

    Republican speechwriter Mary Kate Cary, Democratic speechwriter Jeff Nussbaum and historian from the University of Virginia Barbara Perry dissect the last two weeks of speeches at the RNC and DNC.
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    From 'The Water's Edge To The Cutting Edge': Fish Skeletons, CT Scans And Engineering

    Professor Adam Summers is a "fish guy." He uses fish to get engineering ideas. His latest project is to CT scan every type of fish — all 33,000 of them.

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