‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW, AUG. 27, 2015–PROPOSAL DENIED FOR EXELON TO TAKE OVER DC’S ELECTRIC UTILITY, ALSO, ‘THE BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION’ AND ‘ROSENWALD’–


AUGUST 27, 2015
In a huge David-versus-Goliath victory for activists, The D.C. Public Service Commission denies the proposal by Exelon for a $6.4 billion takeover of the DMV’s electrical utility Pepco. And, on this fourth Thursday dedicated to arts and activism, two movies about social justice: “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution” and “Rosenwald.” Guest: Aviva Kempner. Other voices: Stanley Nelson, friends of activist Sylvia Robinson wish her a happy birthday. Headlines and more.

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