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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Wed November 12, 2014

How To Make A Magazine Cover

October 1975 issue of Black Enterprise magazine

There is a fascinating exhibit up at the Lewis Museum on the Morgan State campus, which features more than 50 covers and pages from Black Enterprise magazine, a magazine aimed at African American business people, founded in 1970 by Earl Graves, Sr. a Morgan graduate.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed November 12, 2014

"Red Devil Moon" In Chestertown

Poster for this weekend's performance.
Credit Original Art: Carol Colgate Layout and Design: Francoise Sullivan/Moo Productions

The singer-songwriter Pam Ortiz has collaborated with Robert Earl Price to create a musical based on "Cane", a famous novel by Harlem Renaissance writer Jean Toomer. The new musical inspired by the book is called "Red Devil Moon." Ortiz and Price join Tom in the studio this morning.

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The First Five Years
4:30 am
Wed November 12, 2014

The First Five Years: Bullying

Credit Maryland Family Network

Bullying can start in the early years—even before school. Young children might call names, act out physically, or intimate others. Listen to learn tips aimed at helping parents and caregivers prevent bullying early and to keep it from escalating. 

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A Blue View
6:06 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

The Amazing Life of the American Eel - 11/11/14

The life cycle and migratory patterns of eels had scientists stumped until relatively recently. Aristotle once theorized that these long, thin fish were spontaneously generated from the mud of river bottoms. Pliny the Elder thought they developed from adult eel skin that had rubbed off against rocks.

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The Nature of Things
5:59 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

Beneficial Bugs

Did you know that over 95% of the insects are not really pests? That means that the great majority of creepy crawlies we swat, squash and flush are actually beneficial.


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Programs
2:45 pm
Tue November 11, 2014

The Last Man

  Henry Gunther of East Baltimore is the last man to die in World War I. 

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Nov. 11, 1-2 p.m.
9:32 am
Tue November 11, 2014

The Making of Musical Icons

Bruce Springsteen is one of seven musical acts Carnegie Mellon University professor examines in his new book, "Rock Star."

"All stars are celebrities, but not all celebrities are stars," writes David Shumway in his new book, "The Making of Musical Icons: From Elvis to Springsteen." Shumway, an English professor and American culture critic at Carnegie Mellon, explains the longevity and success of some of the most popular and prolific rock stars. 

With production help from Midday intern Connor Graham

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. Nov. 11, 12-1 p.m.
9:29 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Veterans Day: Soldier Girls

Reporter Helen Thorpe chronicles the lives of three women who enlist in the U.S. military and how they cope with discrimination, homesickness and life in the combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan. Thorpe is the author of "Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War." Original air date 9/23/14 

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The Morning Economic Report
5:30 am
Tue November 11, 2014

American Economic Resiliency - 11/11/14

The American economy is highly resilient, including to global economic dislocations.  As pointed out in a recent article authored by writer Teresa Tritch, during the late 20th century, the world was waylaid by episodes such as the Asian financial crisis, Russian debt default and the collapse of hedge fund Long Term Capital Management.  Through it all, the U.S. economy didn’t falter.  In fact, the U.S. economy boomed toward the tail end of the century. 

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Radio Kitchen #1307
5:30 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Puerto Rico Recipes

November 11, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Puerto Rico Recipes

I just got back from a lovely week in Puerto Rico and as always, I kept my eyes open for some interesting new ideas.  It wasn't hard to find a lot of fascinating dishes, including the legendary mufungo.   I tried a few things that will take advantage of the last of our local peppers and onions that are available in the markets.

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