The Marc Steiner Show

Archive for Just Words

Just Words: Child Care Unionization

March 24, 2017 – Segment 5

In one of our Peabody Award-winning Just Words segments, we meet Gloria Knight, a state-contracted daycare provider who is unable to afford health insurance. A bicycle accident left her with a $50,000 hospital bill. Gloria discusses the benefits she thinks would stem from unionizing child care providers in Maryland.


Just Words: Baltimore Community Activists

bmoreJanuary 1, 2015 – Segment 2

In a special segment of our Just Words series, Marc speaks with community activists about the tremendous gulf that exists between their perception of the world and how they are seen by outsiders.

Just Words: Walker Gladden

killingOctober 10, 2014 – Segment 3

We listen to a segment of our Peabody Award-winning series Just Words. This episode focuses on Walker Gladden, a former prisoner who has devoted his life to saving young men and women in Baltimore. He talks about the divide that separates boys and girls in the ‘hood from the rest of the world.


Just Words: Lorraine Mackey

police lineSeptember 11, 2013 – Segment 3

In another segment of Just Words, we hear the story of one mother, Lorraine Mackey, whose son was lost to gang violence.


Just Words: The $50,000 Hospital Bill

bike crashSeptember 11, 2013 – Segment 1

We start our show with one of our Just Words segments. Just Words is a Peabody award-winning series featuring working people in our community. In this piece, we hear from Gloria Knight, a state-contracted daycare provider. She is unable to afford health insurance, but a bicycle accident left her with a $50,000 hospital bill.