WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

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Discipline in Preschool

It's hard to imagine: disciplining a 4-year-old by suspending him from pre-school. But traditional and charter schools in D.C. reportedly suspended 181 pre-K students during the 2012-13 school year. Legislation is in the works in the DC Council to ban preschool suspensions, but some educators say it's a necessary tool for teachers who need to maintain a positive learning environment in the classroom. We explore the issues.

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'Top Gear' Returns With New Hosts On BBC America

The massively popular BBC show, Top Gear, relaunches Monday on BBC America. Following the painfully public downfall of its former host, the new hosts have big gears to grind.
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'Sweetbitter' Is A Savory Saga Of Restaurant Life And Love

Oysters, cocaine, fine wine, love triangles: Stephanie Danler's debut novel Sweetbitter follows a year in the life of a young woman working at a top-tier Manhattan restaurant.
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Ralph Nader: The Future Of The Progressive Movement In The D.C. Region

Iconic consumer advocate and former presidential candidate Ralph Nader joins us for a conversation about civic engagement, the role of the media, and the future of the progressive movement in the D.C. region.

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Hillary Clinton's Emails

Hillary Clinton is under pressure after a State Department report criticized her use of a private email server: what's in the report, potential security risks and whether it could affect Secretary Clinton's bid for the White House.

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