Kitty Felde Washington, D.C. Correspondent
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
It was a great night at Nationals' Park. The hometeam scored 15 runs. Unfortunately, the home team Wednesday night wasn't the Nationals.
Democrats may have a majority in Congress, but they’re the underdogs when it comes to the annual Congressional Baseball Game. They’ve lost the last eight years in a row. And this year, they’re playing without their hard-hitting designated hitter – she just had a baby. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde takes us out to the ball game.
California’s budget crisis might actually be good for... California. That’s the opinion of one fiscal conservative on Capitol Hill. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
Some say dealing with a cell phone is taxing enough. The Internal Revenue Service begs to differ. This week, the IRS floated a proposal to tax you for using your company cell phone. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde calls this one in.
Congress will consider a new transportation bill this summer. The cost could run as high as $500 billion. Activists from Southern California want a larger portion of those dollars spent on better bus service. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.
It started out like a usual day on the Mall. Tourists are everywhere - including hundreds at the US Holocaust Memorial Musuem on 14th Street where a lone gunman opened fire on a guard and killed him.
KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says police quickly sealed off the museum after the shooting.
One of the most vocal supporters of immigration reform has been the Catholic Church. But the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops will not support an immigration bill that includes protections for gay and lesbian couples. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde has the story.
A trio of Congressional Caucuses presented their own version of health care reform today. The Congressional Black Caucus, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus want more attention and resources to be given to the health needs of minorities.
She was said to be one of the most beautiful women in California. And she married two of the region's richest men. But all most people know about her is the tiny street that shares her name.
Somehow, living in California, you imagine that the rest of the world looks like us, thinks like us, and acts like us. Not so.
It's been five years since the death of Ronald Reagan, five years since his casket lay in state in the Rotunda of the Capitol building. A 30-hour procession of more than 100,000 people paid their respects back then. Now visitors to the Capitol can pay their respects to Reagan again. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says a seven-foot statue of the 40th president was unveiled today in the Capitol Rotunda.
Former president Ronald Reagan was honored today in Washington with a new bronze statue in the Capitol Rotunda. KPCC’s Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde sought opinion from one guest at the ceremony about how Reagan would deal with the California budget crisis.
If you dig deep enough into Southern California history, you'll strike water. Settlers had to find the wet stuff if they wanted to thrive in our dry landscape. One water story can be found on a local street sign – Las Virgenes Road in Calabasas.
Primary care physicians think of themselves as an endangered species. Three dozen California doctors lobbied Capitol Hill last week for a bill they say can help them survive and thrive. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde reports.