WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Personal Politics Of Fashion With Robin Givhan

Making it in the fashion business isn't easy. It requires talent, start-up capital and visibility. And even if you do launch a successful business, staying on top isn't a given. Kojo talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan about the evolution of the red carpet, the first lady's status as a fashion icon and the personal politics at play in the industry.

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Twenty years of memorable Inauguration Day wardrobes from first ladies Michelle Obama, Laura Bush and Hillary Rodham Clinton. Plus, a look at how their different styles translated to the covers and portraits of fashion magazines.

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Book Review: 'Born To Run,' Bruce Springsteen

Music critic Will Hermes reviews a new autobiography from Bruce Springsteen called Born To Run.
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Trump campaigned in the swing state of Florida following the debate with Hillary Clinton. He touted the favorable results of unscientific online tallies where debate watchers picked their favorites.
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When Phones Went Mobile: Revisiting NPR's 1983 Story On 'Cellular'

The report titled "Cellular Phones Are Completely Mobile" features a man who was "among the first 1,500 customers to use a new mobile phone system called cellular."

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