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December 25, 2017
Annapolis Summit (Credit: Maryland Daily Record)

Countdown to the Annapolis Summit: The Budget

December 25, 2017 - The Battle over Budgets - In our newest Countdown to the Annapolis Summit podcast, we look at the issue of the Budget, which will be debated in the 2018 Maryland General Assembly. oining us are two State Senators, both of whom sit on the Budget and Taxation Committee: Washington County Republican Andrew A. Serafini, and Baltimore City Democrat Bill Ferguson.
June 20, 2017
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The Wire: Interview with Detective Lester Freamon

June 20, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted two special archived interviews I conducted around the popular television series The Wire. We listened back to my interview with Clarke Peters, who played Detective Lester Freamon on the show and then to a conversation I had with Ed Burns, a writer and co-producer of The Wire. 
February 4, 2016

Sound Bites: “If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?”

February 4, 2016 - Segment 2 - Today on Sound Bites we discuss an article called "If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food?" and speak with a panel of young farmers.
February 2, 2016
Councilman Nick Mosby (Credit: City Paper)

Baltimore Mayoral Candidate: Councilman Nick Mosby

February 2. 2016 - Segment 2 -We're joined by Democratic Mayoral candidate and City Councilman Nick Mosby, who shares his vision for the city.
January 13, 2016

Raising Strong Leaders: A Community Discussion For Parents & Young Readers

January 12, 2016 - Segment 3 - Today we preview an important community event happening this weekend in Baltimore, hosted by the Center for Urban Families: Raising Strong Readers, a community discussion for parents and young readers.
January 7, 2016

City Paper: This Week and Reading of the Names of 2015 Homicide Victims

January 6, 2016 - Segment 4 - During our regular feature, City Paper This Week, we check-in on this week's issue with Karen Houppert, Editor-in-Chief of City Paper. We close the show with a reading of the names of Baltimore's victims of homicide in 2015.
January 7, 2016

Baltimore City Circuit Court Candidate: Todd Oppenheim

January 6, 2016 - Segment 3 - Today we talk with Todd Oppenheim, is a criminal defense attorney with the Office of Public Defender and is assigned to the Baltimore City Felony Trial Unit. Mr. Oppenheim has had many articles published on policy reform within the Baltimore City judicial system; he is also a candidate for judge in the Baltimore City Circuit Court.
December 21, 2015
Incinerator Protest (Credit: Nicole King)

Sound Bites: Fairfield Incinerator Protest Ends In Arrests | Environmental Justice In Maryland

December 17, 2015 - Segment 2 - On our newest edition of Sound Bites, we check in on a protest against the proposed Fairfield trash incinerator in South Baltimore. And we hear from the Maryland Environmental Law Clinic about their recent report on environmental justice in Maryland.
December 21, 2015

Verdict In The Trial Of Officer Porter: Mistrial

December 17, 2015 - Segment 1 - Today we begin with a panel discussion on the mistrial declared in the trial of Officer William Porter in the death of Freddie Gray.
December 11, 2015

Baltimore Traces: Communities in Transition – Part 4: Tensions

December 10, 2015, Segment 1 - We begin the day with the fourth segment of a series of productions by students in the American Studies Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), called Baltimore Traces: Communities in Transition. Today's segment is called Tension
December 9, 2015

Bernie Sanders Coming to Baltimore

December 8, 2015 - Segment 4 - Today we talk with former Ohio State Senator, Nina Turner, who withdrew her support of Hillary Clinton last month to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders. The Democratic Presidential candidate is visiting the communities of Baltimore city today.
December 9, 2015

Social, Racial, Historical and Economic Context of Freddie Gray’s Life and Death

December 8, 2015 - Segment 2 - Today we examine the conditions of our society that placed Freddie Gray in his social and economic position when he died in police custody last April.