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John Garvey, right, President of The Catholic University of America, greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to celebrate the opening of the school year.

John Garvey, right, President of The Catholic University of America, greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington and University chancellor, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception after the University’s annual Mass of the Holy Spirit to celebrate the opening of the school year.

Thursday, May 28 12 p.m. (ET)

Catholic University President John Garvey

We speak with the president of the only university in the country overseen by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops about the role of faith in the classroom and in society, the acceptance of Muslim students on campus and what the transformation of D.C.'s Brookland neighborhood means for his school.

A woman attending AwesomeCon in cosplay.

A woman attending AwesomeCon in cosplay.

Thursday, May 28 1 p.m. (ET)

AWESOMECON

Nerds, assemble! D.C.'s third annual AwesomeCon is a gathering of the mid-Atlantic region's biggest sci-fi and comics fans whose numbers are growing by the minute. We get inside the D.C. region's nerd culture to explore the psyche of fandom from a local perspective.

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Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian.

Wednesday, May 27 1 p.m. (ET)

American Journalist On Trial In Iran

The trial of Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter being held in Iran, began this week behind closed doors--and was adjourned unexpectedly. We explore his case and Iran's habit of locking up members of the press.

Wednesday, May 27 12 p.m. (ET)

Freedom Of Speech On The Frontlines

The Internet has made self expression easier than ever. But despite the burgeoning channels for free speech, there are dangerous limitations to this First Amendment right. Kojo speaks with journalist David Shipler about how this fundamental American right is still being tested.

Tuesday, May 26 1:26 p.m. (ET)

Money Well Spent?: Navigating Charitable Giving

Last week the Federal Trade Commission announced that, along with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, it was taking legal action against four 'sham' cancer charities. Allegations that the groups deceived donors to the tune of $187 million have rippled through the non-profit world. We consider what red flags donors should be on the lookout for and how data can - and can't - help us decide who's a good actor.

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Journalism students at Addis Ababa University following the news two elections ago in 2005.

Tuesday, May 26 1 p.m. (ET)

Elections in Ethiopia

Ethiopia recently held its first elections since the death of former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. We explore what was at stake in the contests - and what they reveal about the state of democracy in one of America's most valuable allies in Africa.