Midday with Dan Rodricks

Monday-Friday, Noon-2 pm

Midday is WYPR's daily public affairs program heard from noon-2pm, Monday-Friday.  Hosted by longtime Baltimore Sun columnist Dan Rodricks, topics range from the latest news, to local and national politics, to social, medical and cultural trends, featuring the best new books and most engaging authors, newsmakers and guests.

To call in during the show, dial 410-662-8780 locally, or call toll-free at 1-866-661-9309.  Email Midday.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Jun. 29, 1-2 PM
9:14 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Enhancing the "Bio-Diversity of the Gut"

Dr. Gerard Mullin, a digestive health specialist from Johns Hopkins, talks about how certain foods can replenish so-called friendly bacteria to help people lose weight.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. Jun. 29, 12-1 PM
9:08 am
Mon June 29, 2015

Red Line: What's Next for Baltimore Transit?

An artist's rendering of a Red-Line station.

Baltimore's former longtime development director Jay Brodie describes what Gov. Hogan's decision to kill the Red Line light rail project means for the city and the region.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri. June 26, 1-2 PM
11:31 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Jaws - The 40th Anniversary

In this second hour of Midday Friday - more reaction to today's historic Supreme Court ruling on same sex marriage. We speak with Martha Ertman, an expert in family law at the University of Maryland School of Law whose book recounting her own same sex marriage has just been published.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Fri, June 26, 12-1 PM
11:12 am
Fri June 26, 2015

Open Phones - Same Sex Marriage Legalized; Red Line Canceled

Open phone lines this hour for reaction to the news -- from Washington, an historic Supreme Court decision. The Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a nationwide right to same-sex marriage. We'll hear more about that from our guests and hear what Midday listeners have to say.

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Thu. Jun. 25, 1-2 PM
10:21 am
Thu June 25, 2015

Two Stories From WWII


A look back to World War II, with two stories -- an aviator's survival in the Alaskan wilderness and the brutal battle of Okinawa that ended 70 years ago this week. Our guests: Brian Murphy of The Washington Post, author of "81 Days Below Zero," and longtime Maryland journalist Len Lazarick, whose father served in the infantry on Okinawa.

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