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Lisa Morgan

Host, The Signal

Lisa Morgan is the co-creator and producer of "The Signal," a weekly radio magazine devoted to exploring Maryland's thriving artistic and cultural scene. She also produces and voices promotional spots and does occasional reports for the news department. Lisa began her radio career in 1993 and has won a number of awards for her work. She has developed many programs for WYPR, including commentaries, features, and long-form audio documentaries. In her spare time she does voiceover and narration work for a wide variety of clients. A proud graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, she has been teaching radio production at Goucher College since 2002.

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Bonus March

Jul 20, 2017

In June, 1932, as the Depression wore  on, thousands of WWI veterans marched on Washington, DC, demanding a bonus payment promised to them in 1926 but not to be paid until 1945. 

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"Gilmor's Raid"

Jul 13, 2017

In July, 1864, Major Harry Gilmor and his Confederate Calvary

 wrought havoc, burned bridges, and robbed trains north of Baltimore as the Confederate Army tried to gain ground in Maryland. 

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After meeting at the Battle of Monacacy and surviving the Civil War, Union General Lew Wallace and Confederate General Jubal Early went on to influence popular culture, albeit in rather different ways. 

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"King Kong"

Jun 29, 2017

A little known story behind the scenes of the making of the movie "King Kong" and its ties to Marlyand. 

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"Front Royal"

Jun 22, 2017

On May 23, 1862, 1st Maryland Federal troops met and fought Confederate soldiers, also from Maryland, under the command of Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal. 

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