Kitty Felde Washington, D.C. Correspondent
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Kitty Felde is KPCC's Washington, D.C. Correspondent.
Before moving to the nation's capital, Kitty hosted KPCC's "Talk of the City" from 1997-2006.
In addition to her work in Los Angeles, Felde has reported from Africa and The Hague on AIDS and the war crimes tribunals for Rwanda and Bosnia.
When Felde puts down her microphone, she puts on her pointed shoes in ballet class. She's also an award-winning playwright. Her work has been produced at the National Theater in Washington, D.C., and at various theaters in New York and Los Angeles. If you look very closely in Woody Allen's "Radio Days," you'll spot her playing the role of Mrs. Riley.
Stories by Kitty Felde
President Obama made his pitch for health care reform before a joint session of Congress last night. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde was in the House gallery last night when one member called the president a liar.
It's a completely different ballgame, sitting in the House Gallery watching the President make a speech to Congress. It's louder, for one thing. You sit about 30 feet above the action, where the "whispering" among members is really distracting.
Tomorrow night, President Obama will speak to a joint session of Congress in an effort to jumpstart the health care debate. One L.A. congresswoman expects to hear the president come out strongly for a public health insurance option. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
We all know where the President will be tomorrow night: in the Capitol, telling a rare joint session of Congress what he thinks should be in a health care bill.
He was known as the "Mayor of Hollywood," and now the late Johnny Grant is the man whose name graces the Hollywood post office. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
With games, simplicity endures - a chess board of 64 squares, a deck of 52 cards, or the simplest of all: a Go board that’s empty. Go is game of quiet strategy that’s captivated players for more than a millennium, from ancient China to a college auditorium in Virginia last month. That’s where hundreds of Go enthusiasts met for the 25th U.S. Go Congress. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde caught up with some Southern Californians who traveled across the country to play against some Go pros.
Teddy Kennedy and Dominick Dunne - a pair of lions whose roar was silenced today.
California’s junior senator, Barbara Boxer, has just written her second novel. As you’d expect from someone who’s served in Congress for more than 25 years, the book is a political thriller. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde caught up with Boxer as she embarked on a summer book tour.
Ever wonder where your Congressional member is spending his or her summer?
The election is more than a year away, but a wealthy California Republican is preparing to challenge three-term Democratic U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
The natives say Pierre L'Enfant designed the city to confound the British. Apparently it didn't work. They burned the place in 1812. But traffic circles, diagonal streets, and cobblestones in unexpected places are the legacy he left behind.
After six months of careful observation, it is clear that DC motorists are very bad drivers.
This is the time of year when most Washington politicians are packing their bags to head back to their home districts. But one L.A. congressman is packing up his family to move them closer to Capitol Hill. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
This fall, Congress is expected to tackle comprehensive immigration reform. A Washington think tank says the best way to stop illegal immigration is with a guest worker program. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
Some might characterize last night’s raucous health care debate in Alhambra as a battle between Democrats and Republicans. But one congressional leader says it’s really a disagreement between insurance “haves” and “have nots.” KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.