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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri May 16, 2014

A Farmer's Market Preakness Party

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Tom Hall talks with Chef Sascha Wolhandler about good eats for the Preakness.

  The 139th Preakness Stakes will run tomorrow afternoon at Pimlico Race Course. Chef Sascha Wolhandler tells Tom Hall how to craft a Preakness party menu that uses ingredients you can find this weekend at the 32nd Street Farmer’s Market and the Baltimore Farmer's Market & Bazaar

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

When Brown Came Down

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Sheilah Kast talks about the legacy of Brown v. Board of Education with Professors Ray Winbush and Howell Baum.
This week marks the 60th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Brown versus the Board of Education. On May 17th, 1954, the Supreme Court wrote in its decision, “Segregation is a denial of the equal protection of the laws.”

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Wed May 14, 2014

The Secrets of Coney Island

Tom Hall talks with Barbara Scheiber, author of the book "Let's Go to Coney Island Together."
The Metropolitan Museum of Art calls the photographer Walker Evans “the progenitor of the documentary tradition in American photography.”  Evans is known and admired for his Depression era portraits of people in small rural communities, but it’s a photograph he took in Coney Island in New York in 1928 that caught the eye of Barbara Scheiber of Gaithersburg.  

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Maryland Morning
9:02 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Jon Cardin, Candidate for Attorney General

Delegate Jon Cardin, candidate for Attorney General
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Sheilah Kast speaks with Delegate Jon Cardin, Democratic candidate for Attorney General.

Maryland's primary election is June 24 and leading up to it, we've been talking to the major Democratic and Republican candidates for Governor and the Democratic candidates for Attorney General.

On Monday we heard from Delegate Aisha Braveboy and today we'll hear from Delegate Jon Cardin, a Democrat who represents Northwest Baltimore County's 11th District.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Navigating Generational Style Disputes

Fashionista and LITTLEbird CEO Zoey Washington.
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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
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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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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Aisha Braveboy, Candidate for Attorney General

Delegate Aisha Braveboy
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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.
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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.
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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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