Embassy [Skid] Row (June 20, 2008)

This was the first piece I filed for the BBC/Public Radio International show “The World.” Some foreign embassies across Washington, DC were falling into disrepair. Wealthier countries had lovely diplomatic offices, many of which hosted thriving social scenes. But poorer countries have trouble affording staff, let along maintenance.

Embassy Disrepair Feature

Many of Washington’s stately buildings on Embassy Row are falling into disrepair. That’s because many countries are moving their embassies to downtown DC. Correspondent Rebecca Martinez has the story.”

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About gumshuz

I'm a writer and journalist living in Wyoming. Audio is my passion. My reporting has aired on Naitonal Public Radio, Wyoming Public Radio, BBC/PRI, APM and WAMU. My writing has been published in The News Leader, the Daily News-Record and The Star-Ledger. I deal in Americana and the human condition.
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