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March 22, 2017
Iraq

14th Anniversary of the Iraq War

March 21, 2017 - Segment 2 - We hosted a panel that reflected upon the fact that this week marks the 14th anniversary of the Iraq War. With: Dr. Thabit Abdullah, Dr. Adil Shamoo, and Dr. Steven David.
March 15, 2017
The Get Down (Credit: Affinity Magazine)

The Get Down: Guest Host Denzel Mitchell

March 15, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a rebroadcast of a fascinating show from last September, when our guest host Denzel Mitchell led a discussion of The Get Down. With: D Watkins, and Dr. LaMarr Darnell Shields
March 15, 2017
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The Crooked Branch: Discussion With Author Jeanine Cummins

March 14, 2017 - Segment 3 - In honor of the St. Patrick's Day coming up on March 17, we hosted a 2013 archive, my conversation with Irish-American author Jeanine Cummins about her novel The Crooked Branch.
March 9, 2017

Oak Park Regional Housing Center

March 9, 2017 - Segment 2 - Stay tuned for a special archive edition of the Marc Steiner Show.
March 3, 2017
Eliades Ochoa (Credit: Youtube)

Buena Vista Social Club: Conversation With Eliades Ochoa

March 3, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a special archive edition of the Marc Steiner Show, my 2000 interview with Cuban musician Eliades Ochoa, known for his work with the Buena Vista Social Club.
February 20, 2017
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Never Caught: Conversation With Author Dr. Erica Dunbar

February 20, 2017 - Segment 3 - I talked with author Dr. Erica Armstrong Dunbar about her new book Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge. Dr. Armstrong Dunbar is the Blue and Gold Professor of Black Studies and History at the University of Delaware.
February 15, 2017
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City Paper This Week: Our Town

February 15, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted our regular feature City Paper This Week. In this installment, Marc Steiner Show Producer Imani Spence interviews freelance writer Andrew Holterabout his cover story on the history of Nazis in the US.
February 13, 2017
General Strike (Credit: New York)

National News Roundtable: Resistance

February 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a National News Roundtable, and discussed topics such as National Strikes, methods of resistance, and ways to move forward. With: Caprece Jackson-Garrett,Lenny McAllister, and Sean Gallagher.
February 10, 2017
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Boxing Legend Joe Frazier

February 10, 2017 - Segment 4 - We hosted a very special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, Marc's 1996 interview with boxing legend Joe Frazier!
February 10, 2017
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Dr. Tom Grace: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties

February 10, 2017 - Segment 3 - We looked back at the 1970 Kent State shootings with Dr. Tom Grace, who discusses his book Kent State: Death and Dissent in the Long Sixties. Grace was of the students injured during the Kent State shootings.
February 9, 2017
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Democracy in Crisis: Against Normalization in the Age of Trump

February 9, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hear the latest episode of Democracy in Crisis, a weekly podcast hosted by Baynard Woods and Marc Steiner and produced by Steiner Show Senior Producer Mark Gunnery for The Center for Emerging Media. This week we talk with Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil, about journalism in the ages of Trump and Hitler.
February 8, 2017
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Life and Legacy: Bob Marley

February 8, 2017 - Segment 2 - Bob Marley would have turned 72 on February 6, so in remembrance we hosted a celebration of his life and legacy. Our guests included: Fanon Hill, and Navasha Daya
February 8, 2017
Elizabeth WArren (Credit: Huffington Post)

Silencing of Elizabeth Warren: Commentary

February 8, 2017 - Segment 1 - In light of the silencing of Senator Elizabeth Warren, Marc shared some thoughts on the current battle between ideologies and where we may be heading as a country.
February 3, 2017
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Politics and Prose: The Revolution Where You Live

February 3, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a interview Marc moderated with Yes! Magazine co-Founder and Editor at Large Sarah van Gelder, conducted this week at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington.
February 3, 2017
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Bob Zellner: Organizing In The South

February 3, 2017 - Segment 2 - Marc hosted a conversation with Civil Rights veteran Bob Zellner, former field secretary for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), about his decades of organizing among poor white people in the South.
January 24, 2017

Jenni Monet: Still Here

January 20, 2017 - Segment 2 - Listen in to a preview of journalist Jenni Monet's podcast Still Here, which focuses on the stories of indigenous people in America.
January 14, 2017

Maryland Traditions: Junious Brickhouse and Phil Wiggins

January 13, 2017 - Segment 4 - I talk with Piedmont Blues harmonica master Phil Wiggins and Junious Brickhouse, Montgomery County-based dancer, choreographer, community leader and cultural preservationist.
January 12, 2017

Alash Singers and Shodekeh

January 12, 2017 - Segment 2 - We have a special musical treat, as Tuvan throat singers Alash join us in-studio along with Baltimore beat-box artist Shodekeh.
January 4, 2017
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319 Baltimore Homicide Victims: Names & Ages

January 4, 2017 - Segment 4 - I read the names and ages of all 319 people who were victims of homicide in Baltimore in 2016.
January 4, 2017
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Homicide Victims in Baltimore: 2016 And Beyond

January 4, 2017 - Segment 3 - We host a discussion on the 319 homicide victims in Baltimore in 2016 and discuss practical things that will make positive impacts on curbing this issue. With: David Miller, Dr. Daniel W. Webster, Corneilius Wiley Scott III.
December 23, 2016
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World Of The Play: Themes & Exploration of Dot

December 23, 2016 - Segment 3 - We play a fascinating panel discussion held last Saturday evening, December 17, at Everyman's World of the Play. The discussion was based on the themes of the current production, Dot, and was titled Mining the Magic of Memory. The panelists were: Temple Crocker, the Reverend Barry Kennard Hargrove, and Ursula Populoh.
December 23, 2016
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Tengella’s Take: The Holiday Season

December 23, 2016 - Segment 1 - We have our newest edition of our weekly segment, Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
December 22, 2016
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Locations, Dislocations, & Relocations: Interview With Maria-Theresa Fernandes

December 22, 2016 - Segment 1 - I go to conduct an interview with fiber artist Maria-Theresa Fernandes about her exhibit that was recently on display at the Morgan State University's James E. Lewis Museum of Art.
December 20, 2016
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Nonviolence Ain’t What It Used To Be: Interview with Shon Meckfessel

December 20, 2016 - Segment 3 - We speak with Dr. Shon Meckfessel about his book Nonviolence Ain't What It Used To Be: Unarmed Insurrection and the Rhetoric of Resistance.
December 8, 2016

What’s next for Standing Rock?

December 7, 2016 - Segment 2 - In light of the easement from the Army Corps of Engineers we ask our guests what's next? How do the Standing Rock Sioux people keep fighting?
December 6, 2016

National Roundtable: Oakland Fire, Keith Ellison and the DNC

December 5, 2016 - Segment 2 - National News Roundtable, topics to include the Oakland warehouse fire, the Trump-Taiwan controversy, Keith Ellison, and the Jill Stein-led recount effort.
December 5, 2016

Justice4Garvey

December 2, 2016 - Segment 5 - A special event Friday night in Washington, DC, Justice4Garvey, which gathers participants to write letters asking President Obama to posthumously pardon Marcus Garvey.
December 5, 2016

Andres Alonso on Fidel Castro

December 2, 2016 - Segment 4 - I talk with former Baltimore City School CEO Dr. Andres Alonso about growing up in Cuba and how his Cuban education has made him the educator he is today.
December 5, 2016

Standing Rock Update: Jenni Monet

December 1, 2016 - Segment 2 We are continuing our coverage of the Standing Rock direct action. I talk with Jenni Monet, freelance journalist who writes about Indigenous People around the world.
December 1, 2016

Reflections on Castro: James Counts Early

November 30, 2016 - Segment 3 - We bring you another reflection on the life and legacy of Fidel Castro. With: James Counts Early, former Director of the Cultural Heritage Policy Smithsonian Institution Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.
December 1, 2016
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National Roundtable: Dylan Roof / Trump and the First Amedment

November 30, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a National News Roundtable, on topics to include the Dylan Roof trial, the Ohio State attack, and Donald Trump's statements about burning the flag.
November 30, 2016

Aviva Chomsky: Reflection on Fidel Castro

November 29, 2016 - Segment 3 - A reflection on the life and legacy of Fidel Castro, with Dr. Aviva Chomsky. Dr. Chomsky is a professor of History and the coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies at the Salem State University.
November 29, 2016

National Roundtable: Standing Rock and Trump

November 28, 2016 - Segment 1 - We start the week with a National News Roundtable. Topics will include the Standing Rock protests and the Trump transition team.
November 21, 2016
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Gyasi Ross: Perspectives Of A Native American Activist

November 21, 2016 - Segment 2 - We bring you from the archives a conversation I had with Gyasi Ross, father, writer, artist, attorney, member of the Blackfeet Tribe, and author of How To Say I Love You In Indian. We talk about the life and politics of America and racism, from the perspective of a Native American artist and activist.
November 21, 2016
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Baltimore American Indian Center: “Kill The Indian, Save the Man” Exhibit

November 21, 2016 - Segment 1 - We play a segment from my visit to the Baltimore American Indian Center to see their exhibit “Kill the Indian, Save the Man: The Indian Industrial School Movement,” which is on display until next year. I walked through the exhibit with Dr. Dennis Seymour and Ashley Minner.
November 17, 2016

23/7: Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long Term Solitary Confinement

November 17, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with my interview with Keramet Reiter, Assistant Professor in the Department of Criminology, Law & Society and School of Law at the University of California (Irvine).
November 14, 2016

Last House Standing

November 11, 2016 - Segment 4 - A sneak preview of another compelling local production, Last House Standing with playwright Sheila Gaskins and members of the cast.
November 10, 2016

Bad Moon Rising: How the Weather Underground Beat the FBI and Lost the Revolution

November 8, 2016 - Segment 3 - I talk with Arthur Eckstein about his new book Bad Moon Rising: How the Weather Underground Beat the FBI and Lost the Revolution.
October 31, 2016

Halloween Special: Horror Movies

October 28, 2016 - Segment 2 - We begin with a discussion on Horror Movies: From the Dawn of Cinema to Today talking about some of our panel's favorites and some of the iconic movies.
October 28, 2016

Sound Bites: Diversifying the Basket / Maple Syrup / Sour Beef

October 27, 2016 - Segment 2 - On this episode of Sound Bites we speak with members of Fair Farms Maryland, take a moment to talk about Folk Life with a story on Maple Syrup and a story on Sour Beef and Dumplings.
October 28, 2016

Jonathan Thunder and Gyasi Ross

October 26, 2016 - Segment 5 - Jonathan Thunder and Gyasi Ross who talk about a video they made called "What It's Like To Be A Native American Student On Columbus Day."
October 27, 2016

Standing Rock Update

October 26, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with an update from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. We talk about how the demonstrators are mobilizing and what is happening in their interactions with police.
October 25, 2016

Remembering Tom Hayden

October 24, 2016 - Segment 3 - Tom Hayden, anti-war and civil rights activist passed away in Santa Monica on October 23. He was 76 years old.
October 21, 2016

Tengella’s Take

October 21, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with our regular weekly feature Tengella's Take with Center for Emerging Media Satirical Commentator Koli Tengella.
October 12, 2016

USS Zumwalt

October 12, 2016 - Segment 2 - We bring you a preview of a Baltimore Fleet Week event: the commissioning of the Guided Missile Destroyer DDG 1000, on Saturday, October 15.
October 7, 2016

Pharaoh: A One Woman Play

October 7, 2016 - Segment 3 - I speak to the star and director and star as well as the playwright of a new one-woman show coming to the Motorhouse on TONIGHT, October 7th at 8pm.
September 30, 2016

Malcolm Peacock: Let the Sun Set On You

September 30, 2016 - Segment 5 - We close the show with a conversation with show producer Imani Spence and local Baltimore artist Malcolm Peacock
September 30, 2016

NEA Fellowship Winner: Bill McComiskey

September 30, 2016 - Segment 4 - I talk with NEA National Heritage Fellowship winner Billy McComiskey, a composer of Irish music who was born in Brookyln, NY, but has lived in Baltimore since 1980.
September 30, 2016

Shannon Murray: Folk Singer

September 30, 2016 - Segment 2 - We talk with Shannon Murray, a folk/punk musician and storyteller from Bemidji, Minnesota, who was in town last week
September 29, 2016

Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad

September 29, 2016 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with my interview with author Colson Whitehead about his new book The Underground Railroad.