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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Navigating Generational Style Disputes

Fashionista and LITTLEbird CEO Zoey Washington.
Credit Stephanie Hughes

Sheilah Kast speaks with Fashionista and LITTLEbird CEO Zoey Washington.

“Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.”  That’s philosopher and poet Henry David Thoreau wrote that.  And though it’s not known how fashionable Thoreau was while hanging out around Walden pond, the differences between parents and kids on what’s appropriate to wear … can be vast.  

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Goucher College President Sandy Ungar on the Value of Liberal Arts Study

Sandy Ungar
Credit Courtesy of Goucher College

Tom Hall speaks with Goucher College President Sandy Ungar.

Goucher College President Sandy Ungar will step down next month after a 13 year tenure. As we’ve done with many of the cultural leaders in our community, we’ve invited Sandy to the show today to do a kind of “exit interview,” as he moves on to his next chapter. Tom Hall talks with him about the value of a liberal arts education.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. May 12, 1-2 p.m.
9:39 am
Mon May 12, 2014

The NSA post 9/11

Frontline's new documentary series "United States of Secrets" explores NSA data surveillance post 9/11.

Revelations by Edward Snowden about the National Security Agency sparked a national debate about the ethical and legal dilemmas related to government surveillance.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. May 12, 12-1 p.m.
9:34 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Former Houston Mayor Bill White

Former Houston Mayor Bill White

Democrat Bill White was Houston mayor from 2004-2010. He ran unsuccessfully against Rick Perry in the 2010 Texas gubernatorial race. His new book, "America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse," explores America's addiction to deficit spending. He joins us this hour to talk about that and about Lone Star and national politics.

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Aisha Braveboy, Candidate for Attorney General

Delegate Aisha Braveboy
Credit Aishabraveboy.com

Sheilah Kast speaks with Delegate Aisha Braveboy from Prince George's County about why she's vying to be the State's chief legal officer.

Maryland’s primary election is six weeks from tomorrow, June 24.  This week we’re talking to the three Democrats running for their party’s nomination for Attorney General. One of them could succeed the incumbent, Doug Gansler, who is running for Governor. One of them is Delegate Aisha Braveboy, a Democrat from Prince George’s County. 

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon May 12, 2014

"The Martyrdom of Abolitionist Charles Torrey"

Sketch of Charles Torrey, originally published in "Memoir of the Rev. Charles T. Torrey" by J. P. Lovejoy.
Credit Public Domain

Sheilah Kast talks with author E. Fuller Torrey, a distant relative of abolitionist Charles Torrey. E. Fuller, who has written a book about the elder Torey's life.

Psychiatric researcher E. Fuller Torrey’s mother told him he had a famous ancestor, a preacher who had made a big impact as an abolitionist back in the 1840s. This distant cousin, Charles Turner Torrey, was said to have personally driven 400 slaves to freedom and had inspired John Brown to take a militant stand against slavery.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon May 12, 2014

"Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Hippodrome

Joey deBettencourt from the "Peter and the Starcatcher" Tour Company.
Credit Terry Shapiro

J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "Peter and the Starcatcher" at the Hippodrome.

“What was Peter Pan like before he met Wendy in J.M. Barrie’s famous novel?”  

The answer to that question can be found in "Peter and the Starcatcher," the musical that’s at the Hippodrome Theater in Baltimore until May 18. Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck has been to see the production, and she brings us this review. 

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Portraits of Baltimore Voguers

Photographer Frédéric Nauczyciel and voguer and artist Dale Blackheart

Tom Hall talks with photographer Frédéric Nauczyciel and artist and voguer Dale Blackheart.
  The phenomenon of voguing goes back centuries, and is well-known in certain parts of Baltimore.  The French photographer, Frédéric Nauczyciel has documented it.  Portraits of members of Baltimore’s voguing community are on display at the Julie Meneret Contemporary Art Gallery in New York until Sunday, May 18th.

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Headlines
8:18 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Lawmaker Reimbursements, An AA County Executive Debate, Baltimore’s Curfew, & Preakness Week

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome.
Credit Bill Brine via flickr

A look at lawmaker reimbursements during the 2014 General Assembly sessions. Republicans running for Anne Arundel County Executive are set to debate tonight. Campaign signs taken down in the 42nd District State Senate race. Proposed changes to Baltimore’s curfew. The winner of the Kentucky Derby heads to Baltimore, in advance of Saturday’s Preakness Stakes. And more.

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The Morning Economic Report
7:09 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Wedding Budgets - 5/9/14

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