WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

National Aquarium

At the end of September, the National Aquarium shuttered the doors of its 81-year-old facility in the basement of the Department of Commerce building and began the process of relocating most of the 2,500 aquatic inhabitants to its location in Baltimore. Kojo talks with the National Aquarium's CEO about its exhibits and programs in Baltimore, and about the prospect of bringing sea life back into the nation's capital.

WAMU 88.5

Art Beat With Lauren Landau, Aug. 4, 2015

You can see two exhibits and rub elbows with the artists behind the work.
WAMU 88.5

The Surprising Roots of Barbecue

We speak with culinary historian Michael Twitty about the roots of familiar southern dishes in African and Native American food traditions.

WAMU 88.5

President Obama's Iran Speech

Veteran journalist Marvin Kalb joins us to discuss the parallels between JFK's nuclear disarmament speech fifty years ago and President Obama's speech on the nuclear deal with Iran.

NPR

Sexist Reactions To An Ad Spark #ILookLikeAnEngineer Campaign

After being surprised by online responses to her appearance in a recruiting ad, engineer Isis Wenger wanted to see if anyone else felt like they didn't fit a "cookie-cutter mold."

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