WYPR Programs

The Environment In Focus
1:14 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

President Obama's Conservative Approach to Global Warming

President Obama's proposed regulations to reduce greenhouse gas pollution from coal-fired power plants have been attacked as a neo-socialist, federal power grab. Ironically, however, his "cap and trade" strategy for reducing carbon dioxide is actually a conservative and modest approach that uses a Wall Street-friendly method of reducing pollution championed by President George H.W. Bush.

The centerpiece of the Obama Administration's climate change policy -- which calls for reductions in emissions of about one percent a year over the next 16 years -- is far from radical. 

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Tues. June 10, 1-2 pm
10:13 am
Tue June 10, 2014


In his new book, Klay provides a deeper understanding of what it was like on the front lines of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.
Credit philklay.com

In a collection of short stories, Dartmouth College graduate and Iraq War veteran Phil Klay describes the tedium, bloodshed and chaos experienced by Marines during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Radio Kitchen #1237
10:22 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Greens and Vinaigrettes: Part Two

June 10, 2014 - Radio Kitchen - Greens and Vinaigrettes: Part Two

We're going to be in salad season for quite some time now.  Two weeks ago we talked about the wide variety of greens that are grown here in Maryland.  For the next few months they're going to be available in abundance.  And we could spend a whole show talking about one of the most important components of a salad, and that would be vinegar.

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Weekly Commentary
9:58 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Mark Furst - June 10, 2014

Mark Furst is the president and chief executive officer of United Way of Central Maryland. Prior to joining the organization in 2004, he spent over 25 years in banking, primarily in executive positions at M&T Bank and its predecessors.

Mark has volunteered on various nonprofit boards over the years and presently serves as a director of Baltimore City Head Start, GBC LEADERship and Baltimore Workforce Investment Board. He is also an advisor for Baltimore’s 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness and on the Mayor’s Pay for Success Workgroup.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth
5:31 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Retirement Calculator

 6/9/14.  What do you need for retirement?

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Midday with Dan Rodricks: Mon. June 9, 12-1 p.m.
10:27 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Former Houston Mayor Bill White

Democrat Bill White was Houston mayor from 2004-2010. He ran unsuccessfully against Rick Perry in the 2010 Texas gubernatorial race. His book, "America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse," explores the nation's addiction to deficit spending. He joins us to talk about that, plus Lone Star and national politics.

  Original air date 5/12/14

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Maryland Morning
8:55 am
Mon June 9, 2014

The Priorities of the NAACP Maryland State Conference

Tom Hall speaks with Gerald Stansbury, President of the NAACP Maryland State Conference.

Next month, Cornell Brooks, an activist, lawyer and ordained minister, will be introduced to the membership of the NAACP at their annual convention in Las Vegas.  Following that, he’ll move into the organization’s national office in Northwest Baltimore, as its 18th president. To find out what the implications of his appointment might mean to Marylanders, Tom Hall's guest this morning is Gerald Stansbury.  He’s the president of the NAACP Maryland State Conference, which includes 24 different local branches from around the state.

Maryland Morning
8:54 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Two MD Athletes Head to the Special Olympics USA Games

Soccer player Tammy Holibaugh, Cyclist Adam Hayes and Special Olympics VP of Communications Jason Schriml.
Credit Jason Schriml

Tom Hall speaks with Adam Hayes and Tammy Holibaugh, who are competing in the USA Games.

This weekend, nearly 3,500 athletes from across the US will travel to Princeton, New Jersey to participate in the week-long Special Olympics USA Games. They’ll compete in more than 14 Olympic style sports.  Team Maryland will be sending a delegation of 160 athletes and their families, along with 40 coaches to the Games. 

Tom Hall talks with two Maryland athletes: Adam Hayes, a Frederick cyclist and Tammy Holibaugh, a Taneytown soccer player.

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Maryland Morning
8:50 am
Mon June 9, 2014

"Sister Act" Takes the Stage at the Hippodrome

Cast of "Sister Act."
Credit Joan Marcus.

Tom Hall and J. Wynn Rousuck talk "Sister Act" at the Hippodrome.

The nuns in "Sister Act" are singing and dancing across the Hippodrome's stage. Will it make you a believer? Tom Hall asks Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck.

Maryland Morning
8:45 am
Mon June 9, 2014

David Ignatius On His Latest Spy Thriller, "The Director"

David Ignatius
Credit Aude / Wikimedia Commons

Sheilah Kast speaks with author David Ignatius.

David Ignatius writes a column for the Washington Post about global politics, economics, diplomacy and international affairs.  He also writes spy thrillers, and has just published his ninth – “The Director.” Ignatius joins Sheilah Kast on the line from Washington.

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