WYPR Programs

Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. July 22, 1-2 p.m.
8:55 am
Tue July 22, 2014

The Lost Art of Dress

Linda Przybyszewski, author of "The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish," describes the fascinating history of American style, along with the do's and don'ts of modern wardrobe. Guest host Nikki Gamer

With production help from Midday intern Anna Muckerman

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. July 22, 12-1 p.m.
8:51 am
Tue July 22, 2014

Unrest Abroad

Remains of the Malaysian plane shot down in Ukraine.

The latest on the ongoing violence in Israel-Palestine and the U.S. response to it. Plus, we'll look at the geopolitics involving last week's plane disaster that resulted in the deaths of nearly 300 passengers. Our guests: Middle East expert Kimberly Katz, associate professor of history at Towson University; and Max Hilaire, chair of the political science department at Morgan State University.

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Radio Kitchen #1243
10:26 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Heirloom Radishes and Carrots

July 22, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Heirloom Radishes and Carrots
    
Our national celebration has just past, so it's a good time to consider the great heritage America's farms have bestowed upon us.  During this season of tomatoes, corn and watermelons, it's easy to overlook a pair of bit players in the summer, and that would be radishes and carrots.   But we've now started to see some heirloom varieties of these garden greats.

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A Blue View
10:09 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Seaside Wonders: Sea Stars and Urchins - 7/22/14

A common decorating theme for beach houses and shore hotels, sea stars, sand dollars and sea urchins signify summer vacation.

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The Morning Economic Report
10:02 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Air Passenger Traffic on the Rise - 7/22/14

Global air passenger traffic is doubling every 15 years, bringing more people to already congested airports and airplanes.  Over the past two decades, the average number of seats per flight has increased by 32 percent according to Airbus.  Flying can be uncomfortable, but certain airlines are taking steps to make their customers more comfortable, at least those that can afford a higher quality of service. 

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The Morning Economic Report
7:28 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Large Cities and Wealthy Nations - 7/21/14

There was a time when the largest cities of the world were primarily in wealthy nations.  Those cities were associated with plentiful job opportunities, drawing people to them.  In 1950, 20 of the world’s 30 largest cities were in nations deemed to be high income by the World Bank.  Back then, New York represented the largest urban area on the planet with 12.3 million residents.  Tokyo, with 11.3 million people, was second, and New York and Tokyo were the only areas with more than 10 million people. 

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Foreman and Wolf on Food and Wine
4:48 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Picnics and Cold Suppers

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. July 21, 1-2 p.m.
11:07 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Trending Food

Remember when pork bellies were considered a subpar cut of meat? When coconut water was relegated to the “international foods” section of the supermarket? Or when cupcakes were exclusive to children's' birthday parties? In recent years, these foods have managed to break out and become the epitome of consumer hipness. A look at food trends with David Sax, author of "The Tastemakers: Why We’re Crazy for Cupcakes and Fed Up With Fondue." Original air date 7/2/14

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. July 21, 12-1 p.m.
11:04 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Body Image and Weight Bias

Social consequences of obesity can include barriers to employment.
Credit The Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

A conversation about weight bias, personal struggles with body image, and what it costs Americans in self-esteem and in dollars.

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Maryland Morning
9:40 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Baltimore Diversion Program Aims To Keep Prostitutes Off The Street

Credit Steven Depolo

Sheilah talks with the University of Maryland School of Social Work's Corey Shdaimah and social worker Sue Diehl.

In 2006, a group of residents in Baltimore’s Curtis Bay neighborhood had a problem: prostitutes stood on street corners waiting for Johns; they’d be picked up for prostitution by the police, only to return to the same streets. A task force was formed. What grew out of it was a program rooted in an approach called “problem-solving justice”. Instead of moving those facing prostitution charges through the criminal justice system, it gives  them access to services that might keep them out of it and off the streets. It's called the Specialized Pre-Trial Diversion program. It began in 2009, within the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, and can now serve about 80 people at any given time.

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