Ask Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn

Apr 8, 2013

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn accompanied investors Chris Hansen and Steve Ballmer to New York City last week to pitch the return of the Sonics to Seattle to the NBA. We'll hear how things went from his perspective. What decision does he expect from NBA owners later this month? Also, Seattle has seen two tragic fatal DUI accidents in recent weeks. Do our DUI laws need a second look? Mayor McGinn answers these questions and more. Have a question for the mayor? Call 206.543.5869 or write to weekday@kuow.org.

Also this hour: Caroline Kennedy has curated and edited a series of anthologies to promote the importance of reading, learning and reciting poetry. Her latest, "Poems To Learn By Heart," is a collection of poems beloved by Kennedy and her friends and family. Caroline Kennedy joins us for a conversation about the role of poetry in our culture today.

 

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