Highlights 2018

October 16, 2017

The Fight For Representation: The Cherokee Freedman

October 16, 2017 - The Cherokee Freedman - One of the little explored parts of our history is the enslavement of African-descended people by the Native American nations known as the Five Civilized Tribes. In August 2017, after years of legal battles, a lawsuit was won by the descendants of some of these slaves, called the Cherokee Freedman, which allows them full citizenship in the Cherokee nation. We talk with Jenni Monet, Marilynn Vann, Jon Velie, and Perline Boyattia.
August 1, 2017
WEAA Farewell

WEAA Farewell: 2 Hour Special

July 31, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a very special, unstructured, farewell show with open phones for listeners and many guests who came by to send us off. I am going to miss our WEAA family and I'm going to miss interacting with all of you, our listeners and supporters and FRIENDS, on a daily basis.
July 5, 2017
Frederick Douglass (The Nation)

What to the Slave is the 4th of July?

July 4, 2017 - Segment 1 - We commemorated the 4th of July with a discussion on what American Independence Day means to different people in this country. We heared a passage from Frederick Douglass' July 5, 1852 speech, " What to the Slave is the 4th of July" and a roundtable discussion.
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. 
April 28, 2017
Woody Curry (credit: Transom.com)

Shared Weight: Woody’s Journal

April 27, 2017 - Segment 3 - We took time to remember Woody Curry, who passed away on Easter. We heard Woody's Journal, a powerful episode from our series Shared Weight on the Viet Nam War and the lives of the men and women involved. Woody was a Viet Nam veteran and former Clinical Director at The Baltimore Station.
April 21, 2017
Free At Last (Credit: Amazon)

Free At Last: Slavery, Freedom, and America’s Civil War

April 21, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a very special theatrical presentation. We reached back to 1995, when I produced a dramatic reading of Free At Last, the stories and thoughts of those who lived through and fought in America's Civil War.
April 19, 2017
Woody Curry (Credit: Old Steiner Show Page)

Remembering Woody Curry: Dear Friend and Community Member

April 19, 2017 - Segment 2 - We had a special commemoration of an individual who was a dear friend of the Steiner Show, as well as an important member of the Baltimore community, Woody Curry, who died early Easter morning. We listen to a 2013 archive of Woody talking about addiction, the brain, and more.
April 14, 2017
Richard Chamberlain (Credit: IMDB)

Richard Chamberlain: Iconic Star of Stage and Screen

April 13, 2017 - Segment 1 - We hosted a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, my 2004 interview with the iconic star of stage and screen, Richard Chamberlain.
April 13, 2017
Smothers Brothers (Credit: NPR)

The Smothers Brothers: Comedy and Music In A Changing World

April 11, 2017 - Segment 2 - We brought a conversation from our archives about the Smothers Brothers. Marc spoke with the Smothers Brothers in 2000 about working together, what comedy means to them and how to continue making music in a changing world.
April 10, 2017
Bill Moyers (Credit: Washington Post)

Bill Moyers: Journalist and Political Commentator

April 7, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a Steiner Show archive, my 1996 conversation with journalist and political commentator Bill Moyers about his book and PBS serieson Genesis, as well as on Baltimore's Genesis Project
April 4, 2017

Remembering the “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

April 4, 2017 - Segment 2 - Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence. We honor him today.
March 22, 2017
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The Late, Great Irish Poet: Seamus Heaney

March 22, 2017 - Segment 3 - We hosted a very special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show, my October 2002 interview with the late great Irish poet Seamus Heaney.
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 10, 2017
Joe Frazier (Credit: Associated Press)

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!
May 27, 2015
Baltimore Station North

UMBC Students Present Baltimore Traces: Station North in Transition

May 22, 2015 - Segment 5 - You hear from some of Baltimore's talented new young journalistic voices, students at UMBC. We hear about Station North, a neighborhood that has been undergoing a great deal of transition,
July 22, 2013
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Gentrification And Displacement In Baltimore

July 22, 2013 - Segment 2 -We speak with Lawrence Brown, assistant professor of public health at Morgan State University, and political activist Jude Lombardi talking about gentrification and displacement in Baltimore.
July 18, 2013
Baltimore Outreach Services

Baltimore Outreach Services: Women & Children Find Shelter, Empowerment

July 18, 2013 - Hour 2 - Since 2002, when it was first established as a non-profit, the Baltimore Outreach Services homeless shelter has been more than just temporary housing for homeless women and children; it has been a place of hope. Those who seek out B.O.S. for its twenty-four hour emergency shelter services are soon provided with the resources needed to move beyond unemployment and homelessness.
May 20, 2013
Baltimore City Hall

Unemployment In Baltimore: City Council Votes To Require Businesses To Hire City Workers

May 20, 2013 - Segment 2 - The Baltimore City Council voted last week on a piece of legislation that would require businesses receiving contracts from the city to hire 51% of the new workers from Baltimore City, or face sanctions. The City law department has indicated that such a mandate would be unconstitutional.
March 28, 2013
Towson University's President Maravene Loeschke, at her first graduation as president of the school, on Sunday, Jan. 8.

An Interview With Towson University President Dr. Maravene Loeschke

March 28, 2013 - Segment 1 - Marc interviews Towson University President Dr. Maravene Loeschke. She discusses her philosophy on education and her background in Theatre.
March 20, 2013
President Obama Visits Israel, Middle East

President Obama Visits Middle East, First Presidential Trip To Israel

March 20, 2013 - Segment 1 - We discuss President Obama's visit to the Middle East with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, and Jason Isaacson of the American Jewish Committee. Then, we speak to Craig and Cindy Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie, who was killed by the Israeli military ten years ago this month.
March 18, 2013
Clarence Gideon - Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright

50th Anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainwright Decision

March 18, 2013 - Segment 3 - We mark the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court decision that required state courts to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford attorneys with Doug Colbert, Law Professor at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law and others.
March 18, 2013
Steubenville Rape Trial Verdict

The Steubenville Verdict: How Do We Teach Our Young Men?

March 18, 2013 - Segment 2 - We discuss the guilty verdict in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial, and ask some larger questions about sexual assault. What should our response to sexual assault be as a society?
March 18, 2013
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Local News Roundup: Perspectives On The Death Penalty

March 18, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin our week with a show on local politics with the Rev. Meredith Moise, community activist, and Trae Lewis, President of the Baltimore Area Young Republicans.