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

Season's Givings: Children's Hospital Board Member Helps Raise Money for Programs

As part of KPCC's month-long "Season's Givings" series, Kitty Felde profiles Childrens Hospital Los Angeles board member Mary Adams O'Connell. O'Connell was a candystriper for the hospital a half century ago and now helps raise money for the facility.

California Absentee Voters Get a Head Start in Presidential Election

California has more voters and more delegates than any other state. So why do Californians have to wait to vote until people in Iowa and New Hampshire cast their ballots? KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde explains how you can cast your ballot the same day as folks in New Hampshire.

Season's Givings: Volunteers Gather Oral History of Nixon Administration

As part of KPCC's "Season's Givings" series, Kitty Felde tells about a group of volunteers who are putting together an oral history project for the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

Foster Kid Learns Joy of Volunteering

As part of KPCC's month-long "Season's Givings" series, Kitty Felde talks to a former foster kid who was recently honored as an "Outstanding Youth Volunteer."

Children's Hospital Board Member Helps Raise Money for Programs

As part of KPCC's month-long "Season's Givings" series, Kitty Felde profiles Childrens Hospital Los Angeles board member Mary Adams O'Connell. O'Connell was a candystriper for the hospital a half century ago and now helps raise money for the facility.

Late Dodger Owner Elected to Hall of Fame

Walter O'Malley, the man who brought big league baseball to Los Angeles, finally has made it into baseball's hallowed Hall of Fame. The late Dodger owner was one of five baseball legends selected for induction this year. KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde has this portrait.

Reagan Library Opens Up Former First Lady's Closet

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Library is displaying the former first lady's designer gowns and other outfits in a new exhibit called "Nancy Reagan: A First Lady's Style." KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde toured the exhibit with Reagan Library Executive Director Duke Blackwood.

International Students Dissect American Electoral Process

Perhaps the most astute observer of American politics is a 19th century French historian, Alexis de Tocqueville. His quest was to understand American democracy. He said, "I wanted to know it, if only to know what we ought to hope or fear from it." KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde speaks with a group of Fulbright scholars from around the world who have their own observations about 21st century American democracy.

Officials Explore Mass Transit Possibilities for L.A.'s Westside

State and local officials met this week to discuss the possibility of bringing a subway or light rail line to L.A.'s Westside. The meeting was, appropriately enough, at the Petersen Automotive Museum.

New Way of Choosing GOP Delegates in CA

Rudy Giuliani has a two-to-one lead over the rest of the Republican Presidential field in California. That's according to the latest Field Poll. Conventional thinking would be that Giuliani has California sewn up. But that's not as big a deal as it once was. The California Republican Party has changed the way it delegates its delegates. KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde continues our coverage of the California primary.

Azusa Street Has Ghostly Past

KPCC's Kitty Felde tells the ghostly tale of Dalton Avenue in Azusa as part of a special Halloween version of her "Street Stories" series.

Former Dodger Manager Continues to Share Words of Wisdom

A biography of former Dodger manager Tommy Lasorda is now on bookshelves. It's called "I Live for This!" KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde has been talking with Lasorda and concludes her conversation with the man described as "the Santa Claus of baseball."

Presidential Candidates Stay Away from the Golden State as Fires Rage

President Bush visited Southern California last week to take an aerial tour of fire-stricken areas and talk with victims, but nearly all the folks who would like to replace President Bush in the White House have stayed away from Southern California. KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde examines the potential pitfalls for presidential candidates in how they respond to disasters.

'Two Minutes with Tommy, Part Three:' A Conversation with Tommy Lasorda

As the World Series continues, KPCC's Kitty Felde continues her series of conversations with former Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda about his baseball career. In part three, Lasorda remembers the days when ballplayers didn't even have a glove.

Former Dodger Manager Waxes Poetic About Baseball

The Boston Red Sox trounced the Colorado Rockies 13-1 in game one of the World Series on Wednesday night. The Red Sox got a strong start from star pitcher Josh Beckett in the lopsided victory. Former Dodger Manager Tommy Lasorda started his career as a pitcher. He was on the legendary 1955 Brooklyn team that finally won the World Series. KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde continues her "two minutes with Tommy."