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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.
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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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Heather Mizeur, Candidate for Governor

Del. Heather Mizeur
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Sheilah Kast talks with Del. Heather Mizeur, candidate for Governor.
Maryland’s primary election is less than seven weeks away, on June 24th. Next week, we’ll be talking with the three Democratic candidates for Attorney General. This week, we’re hearing from the major Democratic candidates for Governor. We’ve already spoken with Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. With Sheilah Kast in the studio today is Del. Heather Mizeur, of Montgomery County.

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Fri May 9, 2014

The Options for Repairing 26th Street

The CSX train line that runs parallel to the unit block of East 26th Street after the street collapse.
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Sheilah Kast talks with Baltimore Brew reporter Mark Reutter about what the city could do with 26th Street, post-collapse.

It’s been just over a week since the collapse of the large retaining wall that separated the unit-block of east 26th Street from the CSX railroad tracks below, in Charles Village Baltimore.  

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Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Fri May 9, 2014

One Organizations' Efforts to Break the Cycle of Homelessness for Baltimore Women

Beth Benner
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Tom Hall speaks with Beth Benner, Executive Director of The Women's Housing Coalition.

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and on Sunday night, like almost any night of the year, there will be hundreds of mothers and their children in Baltimore and throughout Maryland who are homeless, and many more who are in unstable or dangerous living situations.   

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Maryland Morning
9:00 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Anthony Brown, Candidate for Governor

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
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Sheilah Kast talks with Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.
Maryland’s primary election for governor is just under seven weeks away, on June 24th. Last week, we spoke with the Republican candidates for governor. This week, we’re hearing from the major Democratic candidates for governor. With us today is Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
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