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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Nov. 10, 1-2 p.m.
9:59 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Explaining Hitler

Adolf Hitler is considered the most sinister dictator of modern time. His name is synonymous with evil. But can Hitler be explained? There are many historians who think so, despite criticism by those who think it's an exercise in futility or excuse-making. Investigative journalist Ron Rosenbaum examines the motivations and conclusions of Hitler explainers in his recently updated book, "Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil." Original air date 9/3/14 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Nov. 10, 12-1 p.m.
9:57 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Retirement Insecurity

Are we headed for a retirement apocalypse? Time magazine predicts it could happen in 2030, when baby boomers are in full retirement and Gen-Xers start to hit their golden years. With so many Americans getting older and living longer, is there going to be enough money -- public and private -- to support us? Our guests: Teresa Ghilarducci, director of the Schwartz Center For Economic Policy Analysis at The New School; and state Sen.

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Maryland Morning
9:15 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Health Care For Veterans In MD, "Living Hell: The Dark Side Of The Civil War", WW II Remembered

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In honor of Veterans Day on Tuesday, we’re devoting our show to the stories of soldiers: those living today and those who fought in wars long past. We talk with Dr. Sandra Marshall from the VA Maryland Health Care System, Civil War historian Michael Adams, author of the book "Living Hell: The Dark Side of the Civil War", and learn about a World War II oral history project at Washington College.

The Morning Economic Report
9:02 am
Mon November 10, 2014

U.S. Energy Production - 11/10/14

Recent declines in oil and gasoline prices represent good news for U.S. consumers and many retailers, but have the potential to diminish U.S. energy production, which has emerged as a foundational element of the current economic recovery.  Through late October, oil prices were down by about 25 percent from early summer and presently stand at around $80 a barrel. 

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon November 10, 2014

How Long Are Maryland Veterans Waiting For Health Care?

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In honor of Veterans Day tomorrow, we’re devoting most of our show to the impacts of wars on the people who fight them. We begin with one of the most visible impacts: a veteran’s health. More than 55,000 veterans in Maryland are served by the VA system. With Sheilah now to talk about veterans’ health care in our state is Dr. Sandra Marshall the deputy chief of staff at the VA Maryland Health Care System.

 

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon November 10, 2014

"Living Hell: The Dark Side Of The Civil War"

Ahead of Veterans’ Day tomorrow, we’re reflecting on the experience of soldiers. A century and a half after the Civil War, our attempts to understand it may lead us to visit a preserved battlefield, which is now a park.  Or we may engage in a re-enactment, and get the feel of a rough wool uniform on a hot summer. Historian Michael Adams argues nothing we can experience today takes us anywhere close to the horror of the Civil War.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Does "Leveling Up" Measure Up?

From left to right: Tavish Forsyth, Tim German, and Jessie Poole.
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Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews The Interrobang Theatre Company's production of "Leveling Up." The show continues at the Mercury Theater in Baltimore through November 16.

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Washington College Students Learn History Of World War II From The People Who Fought It

Sy Ellenhorn, interviewed by Washington College students
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Sixteen million Americans served in World War II. More than one-million are still alive today, and 16,000 of them live in Maryland, according to the National World War II Museum. It has projected that by 2036, they will all be gone. A group of students at Washington College in Chestertown has been interviewing World War II veterans as part of an oral history project called "The Real War: World War II Veterans Remember”.

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
12:00 am
Sun November 9, 2014

Budget Meals

Maryland Morning Podcast
11:49 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Lawmakers On Working With Larry Hogan, How Ken Burns Tells A Story, And Movies For The Weekend

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Sheilah Kast has a conversation with House Speaker Mike Busch, and Republican Whip Kathy Szeliga about working with Governor-Elect, Larry Hogan.

Plus, Sheilah talks to acclaimed documentary film-maker, Ken Burns.

And Tom Hall talks movies with Maryland Film Fest director, Jed Dietz, and Washington Post movie-critic, Ann Hornaday.

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