WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

A New Poll On The District's Mayoral Race

A new WAMU 88.5/NBC 4 poll reveals what's on voters minds as the mayoral race in the District heads into its final stretch. Topping the list for many voters are the economy, ethics, housing and crime. In a crowded field of eight candidates, we tease out where the incumbent stands, who's breaking out of the pack and how issues like race will play into this election.


Book Review: 'Garden Time,' W.S. Merwin

Our poetry reviewer, Tess Taylor, praises the most recent collection by W.S. Merwin called, Garden Time.

Dental Detectives: What Fossil Teeth Reveal About Ancestral Human Diets

From the thickness of tooth enamel to the molecular signatures on a tooth left behind by foods eaten by a human, fossil teeth hold many clues to the diets of our ancestors.

We've Seen This Election Before, In Classic Movies

It's life imitating art — election edition. A look at movies that have covered ground that's been well trod this campaign season, like A Face in the Crowd and The Lion in Winter and Ace in the Hole.

Researchers Build 'Nightmare Machine'

An MIT project rolled out just in time for Halloween uses artificial intelligence to generate horror images.

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