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Shows featuring Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton

  • Julian Bond (1940-2015): Remembering Civil Rights Freedom Fighter Who Chaired NAACP , Co-founded SNCC Bond2
    We remember the life of civil rights pioneer Julian Bond, who died on Saturday at the age of 75. Bond first gained prominence in 1960 when he organized a series of student sit-ins while attending Morehouse College. He went on to help found SNCC, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. After the passage of the 1965...
    August 17, 2015 | Story
  • Supreme Court Strikes Down DC Handgun Ban Supremecourtgunweb
    In a historic ruling Thursday, the Supreme Court voted that the Second Amendment enshrines the constitutional right of an individual to own and keep a loaded handgun at home for purposes of self-defense. The 5-4 decision to overturn the thirty-two-year-old ban on handguns in the nation’s capital is the Court’s most significant ruling on the Second Amendment since 1939. We speak with...
    June 27, 2008 | Story