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Robert Siegel
12:10 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

WYPR Presents an Evening with Robert Siegel

Join WYPR at the Maryland Institute College of Art on February 3 for an evening with Robert Siegel, Senior Host of All Things Considered.

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Maryland Morning Podcast
11:47 am
Fri November 21, 2014

What President Obama's Immigration Action Means for Maryland, Maryland's Gun Laws, And BMA's 100th

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President Barack Obama issued an executive order last night promising that, at least for now, about five million people who entered the country illegally will not face deportation. Joining Sheilah is Yesenia Mejia, who lives in Baltimore. She entered the country illegally from Mexico more than a decade ago. Sheilah is also joined by Elizabeth Alex, lead organizer for the Central Maryland region for Casa de Maryland, an immigrant advocacy group, as well as Van Doan, an immigration lawyer in Columbia.

Plus, Sheilah speaks with Daniel Webster, Director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research at Johns Hopkins University, Attorney General-elect Brian Frosh, and Lauren Baraldi, the Chief of the Gun Violence Task Force for the District Attorney in Philadelphia about Maryland's gun laws. 

Then, Tom Hall speaks with Doreen Bolger, the director of the Baltimore Museum of Art. They discuss the museum's 100th anniversary.

In The Bromo
11:25 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Martin Charnin

Tom talks with Broadway legend Martin Charnin, the lyricist and director of Annie.  Annie is at the Hippodrome January 20-February 1.

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Bromo Arts District on Facebook

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Nov. 21, 1-2 p.m.
9:26 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Had JFK Lived

Using plausibility as his cornerstone, Emmy Award-winning political analyst Jeff Greenfield, a former political speech writer and Time magazine columnist, crafts an alternate version of history about the remainder of the 1960’s had President John F. Kennedy not been assassinated in Dallas on Nov. 22, 1963. 

With production help from former Midday intern Connor Graham

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. Nov. 21, 12-1 p.m.
9:24 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Maryland Attorney General Gansler

As he prepares to leave the office he's held since 2007, Doug Gansler joins Midday to talk about his accomplishments, plus his recent recommendation that the state vacate the sentences of its last four Death Row inmates.

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The Morning Economic Report
9:06 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Economic Outlook - 11/21/14

One of the most remarkable aspects of economic life is that people still feel pretty grumpy about the economy.  Though consumer confidence has been rising in recent months, there is a perceptible lack of excitement about U.S. economic performance despite ongoing job growth and unemployment now below 6 percent. 

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri November 21, 2014

What President Obama's Executive Action Means For Immigrants In Maryland

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President Barack Obama issued an executive order last night promising that, at least for now, about five million people who entered the country illegally will not face deportation.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Maryland's Gun Laws

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Maryland has a reputation for being tough when it comes to gun control. As of last year, Maryland outlaws 45 kinds of assault rifles, and requires strict background checks for citizens who are eligible to purchase guns. But, Daniel Webster, Director of the Center for Gun Policy and Research at Johns Hopkins University, says Maryland isn’t as strict as you might think. He’s convening a series of seminars on gun control over the next couple of months. He joins Sheilah on the phone.

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Maryland Morning
8:51 am
Fri November 21, 2014

Senior Portraits: Deb

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We’re continuing our series of conversations with seniors who live in nursing homes and assisted living facilities in Maryland. At this time when people are getting their families together for holiday dinners and parties, we hear from a senior who grew up in a house that was quite full on Thanksgiving…and on any day, really.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Fri November 21, 2014

The Baltimore Musuem of Art's 100th Anniversary

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The Baltimore Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th anniversary this weekend, by reopening the grand entrance at the top of the steps on the museum’s west side on Art Museum Drive, and unveiling a newly re-imagined entrance in their other building, that’s closer to Charles Street, as well. In addition, a fantastic new American Wing has opened to house an internationally acclaimed collection of furniture, silver, paintings, and other works of art from Maryland and beyond. And the BMA isn’t nearly done with their renovations and revitalization.  

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