April 18, 2014 – Hour 2 – The Other Wes Moore is the tale of two boys with the same name growing up at the same time in Baltimore. One is serving a life sentence for murder. The other took a dramatically different path, and he speaks with us today about what he found when he explored these two similar yet divergent lives.
April 18, 2014 – Hour 1 – We travel back to 2010 to a show featuring leaders from Baltimore’s African American and Latino communities. In recent weeks on the Marc Steiner Show and Anthony McCarthy Show we have noted that many of the tensions that we explored in this conversation are still present between the communities.
April 17, 2014 – Segment 5 – We speak with fitness trainer and activist Chauncey Whitehead and Ernestine Shepherd, the world’s oldest female bodybuilder. They are joined by Rhonda Silva, Division Administrator of the Baltimore City Cancer Program (BCCP) at the University of Maryland’s Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center.
April 17, 2014 – Segment 4 – We talk with Judy Chalkin, producer and director of the documentary The Girls In The Band, about female jazz and big band instrumentalists and their fascinating, groundbreaking journeys from the late 30s to the present day.
April 17, 2014 – Segment 2 – We learn about a dramatization of an important part of Baltimore’s history. Citizens Stand: Battle for Baltimore 1814, a collaborative effort between the Baltimore School for the Arts, Maryland Historical Society, and National Park Service, is a production of three short plays about the battle that led to the writing of the Star Spangled Banner.
April 17, 2014 – Segment 1 – Marc talks about what happened on this day in history, including the day Reggae drummer Carlton Barrett of The Wailers was shot dead, the day Geoffrey Chaucer tells the Canterbury Tales for the first time, and the day the first U.S. Black college graduate published a poem book in Latin.
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