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: Chess Club

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde reports on adults volunteers who teach kids the intricacies of chess.

Season's Givings: Access Books

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde reports on an organization that collects books for understocked school libraries. For more information, visit the Access Books Web site.

Season's Givings-Dyslexia

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde talks with volunteers at Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic. To become a volunteer, visit the Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic Web site.

Season's Givings: Birdwatch

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde reports on a way you can donate your time - counting birds.

Season's Givings: Platelets

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde visits the City of Hope in Duarte to talk to people donating platelets.

Season's Givings: Paperbacks

As part of a month-long series on giving during the holiday season, KPCC's Kitty Felde reports on a group that donates books to the men and women fighting in Iraq.

Rare Birds Make Stops in the Southland

During the past several weeks, birdwatchers in Southern California have caught glimpses of a rare Ross's Gull that stopped by the Salton Sea and a Rock Sandpiper at Ballona Creek. To see a picture of the Rock Sandpiper and to learn more about it, visit the Audubon WatchList.

Season Change Puts Rovers Back in Action

While NASA and the Jet Propulsion Lab are looking for a missing Mars spacecraft, two other aging explorers are gearing up for the change of seasons on the Red Planet. To see the latest pictures from the Mars Rovers, visit the Mission Web site.

On the Hunt for Surveyor

Scientists at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have not heard from the Mars Global Surveyor in two weeks. The Surveyor has been orbiting and snapping pictures of the red planet for a decade. To see a picture of the Mars Global Surveyor and to learn more about it, visit the NASA Web site.

Legal Opinion Restricts Information from Courts

The state attorney general's office has issued a legal opinion that considers it a crime for district attorneys to offer reporters the most basic information about their cases.

Looking for Signs of Life on Mars

In the final part of her series on the Mars missions, KPCC's Kitty Felde follows the water and looks into efforts to answer the question - was Mars ever habitable?

Claremont Voters to Decide on Measure S

City officials in Claremont have put a measure on the ballot to buy a remote swath of open space called "Johnson's Pasture." The idea has been popular, except for the way the city wants to pay for the land.

MR Orbiter, I'm Ready For my Closeup

The Mars Reconaissance Orbiter is allowing scientists to get views of the Red Planet that they've never seen before. In the third part of a series, KPCC's Kitty Felde gets a look at some of the shots taken by the Orbiter's high-powered camera. You can see the pictures for yourself at the website.

Photos from the Red Planet

As the Mars Rovers continue their trek across the Martian landscape, they continue to take pictures that leave the project's organizers in awe. In the second part of a series, KPCC's Kitty Felde got a look at some of the snapshots. You can see the pictures for yourself at the website.

The Mars Rovers Keep Going and Going and...

The Mars Rovers were supposed to explore the Red Planet for only three months, but now they've been going for nearly three years. KPCC's Special Correspondent Kitty Felde checks in on the progress of the little Rovers that could.