First Five Years
5:00 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

First Five Years: Diapers and Depression

Did you know there is a connection between diapers and depression? Listen to find out why. Then visit for more early childhood information.

Public Commentary
4:48 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

Charlie Duff - July 28, 2015

Charles Duff is a developer, planner, historian, and President of Jubilee Baltimore, a non-profit group that has rebuilt more than 250 buildings in Baltimore neighborhoods.  He developed City Arts, Baltimore’s first apartment building for artists, in 2010 and is now developing two large projects in the Station North Arts District.  He lectures widely and teaches at Johns Hopkins University.  He is a graduate of Amherst College and Harvard University.

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thurs. July 30, 1-2 PM
4:34 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

A Survivor and A Casualty

July 30th marks the 70th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.

We’ll talk with two guests with fascinating stories from the final days of World War II. The conflict ended almost 70 years ago, when atomic bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, forcing Emperor Hirohito of Japan to surrender. Our first guest, Edgar Harrell, was a young marine who miraculously survived four days floating at sea in a life jacket without food or water when Japanese torpedoes sank the cruiser Indianapolis. This was just days after the ship delivered the components of the atom bomb to scientists at a U.S. air base in the Pacific. When they were finally rescued, only 317 of the crew’s 1,196 members were still alive. Harrell describes their story in a compelling first-person account called "Out of The Depths."

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Baltimore Stories
4:32 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

Lizette Woodworth Reese

Ms. Reese was regarded by many critics (among them H. L. Mencken) as the foremost woman poet of the country and one of the nation's greatest lyricists. She was born and raised and worked in Baltimore all her life, and she particularly liked Baltimore in spring.

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Baltimore's Future
4:25 pm
Thu July 30, 2015

Baltimore's Future: Allyssa Allen and Jessica McNeely

David Warnock talks with Allyssa Allen and Jessica McNeely, winners of the Baltimore Social Innovation Journal award.