WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

The Future of Truth: Veteran Investigative Reporter Charles Lewis

Veteran investigative reporter Charles Lewis has spent decades in the pursuit of truth, navigating death threats, libel suits and corporate pressure along the way. His latest book explores the critical role of journalists in taking on the powerful. He chronicles falsehoods perpetrated by officials across more than a half-century of commercial news, and explores the challenges of investigative reporting amid today's flood of Internet and cable news.

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Do You Want To Build A Lawsuit? China Totally Copied 'Frozen,' Kid Says

A new anthem produced for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics is being attacked online as too similar to "Let It Go" from the film "Frozen." We asked a 5-year-old girl to assess the merits of the case.
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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.

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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.

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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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