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Summer Reading

Looking for a great summer read? We've got a selection of novels, biographies, poetry and humor to recommend.

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Shaping The City: Withstanding The Force Of Nature

The devastating tornado in Oklahoma has people wondering how their own home would withstand nature's extremes. Architect Roger Lewis answers questions about the structural integrity we need in the D.C. region.

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Growing Gardens Through Summer Heat

Recent years have proven hard on local greenery, with heat waves and damaging storms. But there are steps you can take to ensure a healthy garden, from choosing local plants to well-timed watering.

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A Literary Glimpse Into Chechnya

When author Anthony Marra became interested in Chechnya, he realized there was no Western fiction rooted in the region -- something he set out to change. We talk with Marra, a D.C. native, about his debut novel, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena."

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Hard Art: DC's Punk Scene 1979

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Lucian Perkins and musician Alec MacKaye on D.C.'s unique underground music scene.

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Wolf Trap's New President

Arvind Manocha spent more than a decade growing the audiences for the L.A. Philharmonic and Hollywood Bowl, two of the West Coast's most iconic music venues. He's now leading Wolf Trap, the country's only national park for the performing arts.

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Climate Change In Our National Parks (Rebroadcast)

The director of the National Park Service joins Kojo to talk about its stewardship mission and what lies ahead for the nation's natural treasures.

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Time For Three

We hear from Time for Three, a trio of classically trained musicians who bend genres, incorporating jazz, pop and bluegrass into their music.

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Competition For Athletic Fields And Facilities

With growing numbers of children and adults joining sports leagues, the competition for a place to play is fierce. Kojo explores local efforts to share limited field space among leagues, schools and the public.

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Competition For Athletic Fields And Facilities

With growing numbers of children and adults joining sports leagues, the competition for a place to play is fierce. Kojo explores local efforts to share limited field space among leagues, schools and the public.

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