WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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    Shaping The City: Design Review And Civic Art

    In some parts of our region, a panel of esteemed architects reviews design plans for new buildings before they go up. But in most areas, anything goes -- aesthetically speaking. Kojo looks at how design review has shaped the Mall and the federal landscape in Washington, and asks whether similar pre-screening could turn mediocre architecture into award-winning construction elsewhere in D.C. and the region.

    100 Years Of The U.S. Commission Of Fine Arts

    Roger Lewis Design Review Cartoons

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    Rita Dove: "Collected Poems: 1974 - 2004"

    A conversation with Rita Dove, former U.S. poet laureate and Pulitzer Prize-winner.


    Frozen Food Fears: 4 Things To Know About The Listeria Recall

    The FDA issued a massive recall of frozen fruits and vegetables this week. Here's what you need to know about the nasty bug that's causing all the problems.
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    Back From The Breach: Moving The Federal Workforce Forward

    A year after a massive cyber breach compromised the databases of the Office of Personnel Management, Kojo talks with OPM Acting Director Beth Cobert about her agency and key issues facing the federal workforce.

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    Why Medical Error Is The Third Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

    New research shows medical error is the third leading cause of death in the U.S., killing more than 250,000 people a year. Why there are so many mistakes, and what can be done to improve patient safety.

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