The Marc Steiner Show

January 21, 2013

January 21, 2013 – Hour 1

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we discuss two of the major influences on King's theology, Howard Thurman and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Our guests are

January 17, 2013

Status of School Lunch Reform in Baltimore

It's a new episode of Sound Bites, a show about the future of our food system. This week, we take a look at what's happening with school lunch reform, examining trends across the country and in Baltimore City.
January 17, 2013

January 17, 2013 – Hour 1

We discuss the state's decision to remove funding for the proposed youth detention facility in Baltimore City. Our guests include:

January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 – Segment 3

Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of the blogs GridIronGals.com and

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January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 – Segment 2

In light of proposed legislation from Governor O'Malley and President Obama, we host a debate on gun policy. Joining us are:

January 16, 2013

January 16, 2013 – Segment 1

We explore the history of guns and gun control with Carole Emberton, assistant professor of History at the University of Buffalo and author of Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence and the American South after the Civil War, and Paul Barrett, author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun.
January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013 – Hour 2

 

We sit down with Baltimore City State's Attorney Gregg L. Bernstein and Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts. We take your questions and hear their plans for the city.

 

January 15, 2013

January 15, 2013 – Hour 1

 

January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 – Segment 3

We will reflect on the fact that 2012 was the hottest year on record and examine the broader issue of climate change. Joining us for this conversation are:

January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 – Segment 2

We turn to Mali, in the wake of France's air campaign against Malian rebels over the weekend. You will hear in-depth commentary and analysis from:

January 14, 2013

January 14, 2013 – Segment 1

We will take a look at the 2013 Maryland Legislative Session. Lawmakers will grapple with some hot topics this session, including gun control and whether to repeal the death penalty. Our panel of guests includes:

January 10, 2013

2012 Year In Review & Brickyard Educational Farm

This week on the latest edition of Sound Bites we take a look back at the biggest food, agriculture, and environmental stories of 2012, with Mother Jones blogger Tom Philpott and commentator Tom Horton.

 

January 10, 2013

January 10, 2013 – Hour 1

Tonight we talk with a group of this year's Open Society Institute Fellows about their projects and their visions for the future of Baltimore. You will hear from:

January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013 – Hour 2

In part two of our special two-hour broadcast from the 10th annual Annapolis Summit, we hear from Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley about issues affecting our state in the upcoming year, from the proposed youth jail in Baltimore to statewide gun control.

January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013 – Hour 1

In part one of our special two-hour broadcast from the 10th annual Annapolis Summit, we hear from Maryland Senate President Thomas V. "Mike" Miller and Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch about issues affecting our state in the upcoming year, from juvenile justice to transportation.

January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 – Segment 4

It's time for some football! The Ravens are back in the playoffs! We will check in with Ali Danois, Senior Editor of Bounce Magazine, and Syreeta Hubbard, publisher of the blogs TheNFLChick.com and GridIronGals.com, about the Ravens' season, their chances of advancing to the Super Bowl, and the final games of the legendary Ray Lewis.

January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 – Segment 3

Centered in Canada, Idle No More is a movement wherein First Nations people and their supporters are protesting against the Harper government on behalf of indigenous rights. You will hear our interviews with Clayton Thomas-Muller of the Indigenous Environmental Network and Idle No More organizer and co-founder Sylvia McAdam.

January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 – Segment 2

Today on the Marc Steiner Show, we will spend the first hour talking about rape and the fight for women's rights, from India to Ohio.

 

January 8, 2013

January 8, 2013 – Segment 1

Today on the Marc Steiner Show, we will spend the first hour talking about rape and the fight for women's rights, from India to Ohio.

 

January 4, 2013

January 7, 2013 – Hour 2

Is Tarantino's Django Unchained racist? Does Spielberg's Lincoln invent history? We tackle race, history, and representation in film with:

January 4, 2013

January 7, 2013 – Hour 1

Baltimore's 2012 year-end homicide count was 217. We remember the lives lost and imagine how to make a different Baltimore in 2013. We are joined by:

January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013 – Hour 2

We look back at the year in politics and focus on the fiscal cliff debate. Our guests are

January 2, 2013

Waterkeeper/Perdue Verdict Reached

The Waterkeeper/Perdue-Hudson Trial in Federal Court came to a conclusion last week and we spoke with key participants in the case as soon the verdict was rendered.

January 2, 2013

January 3, 2013 – Hour 1

We speak to an East Baltimore resident and cosmetologist, Kenni Shaw, who was beaten on Christmas. Shaw says this attack was a hate crime and that he was targeted because of his sexuality.

 

January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013 – Hour 1

We speak with religious, ethical, and philosophical thinkers about violence in our country. Why is violence so omnipresent in our daily lives? Is the United States an exceptionally violent nation? What does it mean to create a more humane and just society?  Can it be done?  And how do we do it here? Our guests include

January 2, 2013

January 1, 2013 – Segment 3

In this segment, we discuss the dirt bike riders in Baltimore. We speak
with Lotfy Nathan, Director and Producer of Twelve O'Clock In Baltimore,
an upcoming documentary about dirt bike riding in Baltimore, and dirt bike riders Sconey and Hoon.

January 2, 2013

January 1, 2013 – Segment 2

Theresa Runstedtler, author of the new book Jack Johnson, Rebel Sojourner, joins us for an exploration of the life of the first African American World Heavyweight Champion of boxing, Jack Johnson.

January 2, 2013

January 1, 2013 – Segment 1

We begin our show with a look at the controversial new biopic "Nina," about the High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone. The film has been criticized in part because of the selection of actress Zoe Saldana to play the title role.

 

December 24, 2012

December 31, 2012 – Hour 2

We'll keep the New Year's party going with Guillermo Brown, host of WEAA's Fiesta Musical, with Latin songs about the New Year and celebration.

December 24, 2012

December 31, 2012 – Hour 1

Keith Covington, former owner of the New Haven Lounge, brings us into 2013 with great conversation and some of the best traditional and contemporary jazz music, from Johnny Hartman to Wynton Marsalis.

December 23, 2012

December 27, 2012 – Hour 2

Florida, host of WEAA's Strictly Hip Hop, visits our studio for a departure from traditional holiday music. We hear hip hop related to the season.

December 23, 2012

December 27, 2012 – Hour 1

We're joined by the Director of Morgan State University's Choir, Eric Conway for music that embodies the holiday season.

December 22, 2012

December 26, 2012 – Hour 2

We'll hear crooners, jazz standards, and even a little Cee Lo Green when Milton Dugger, musician and president of Gumption Records, shares some of his favorite holiday music with us.

December 22, 2012

December 26, 2012 – Hour 1

Happy Boxing Day! We continue our holiday music series with Tom Hall, Music Director of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society.

December 21, 2012

December 24, 2012 – Hour 2

From John Lee Hooker to Whitney Houston, blues and gospel artist Lea Gilmore shares some great holiday sounds of soul.

December 21, 2012

December 24, 2012 – Hour 1

Conductor Ed Polochick joins us for some good conversation and to share some of his favorite Christmas choral and classical music.

December 20, 2012

Model Food Hub: Red Tomato

This week on Sound Bites, we speak with members of Red Tomato. Red Tomato is a non-profit food hub that connects wholesale growers to supermarkets and other retailers located in the Northeast.

December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012 – Hour 1

We remember those who lost their lives on the streets of Baltimore this year due to homelessness. In honor of Homeless Person's Memorial Day, I will read more than 100 names of people who died from homelessness this year and have a conversation with:

December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 – Hour 2

Every year since 1996, the folk ensemble Helicon have joined us to share seasonal music from around the world. They join us once again in the lead up to their 27th annual solstice concert, hapening this Saturday at Goucher College.

December 19, 2012

December 19, 2012 – Hour 1

We start the show with a wide-ranging roundtable conversation on current events and some of the biggest news stories of the year. We'll be joined by

December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 – Segment 3

 

December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 – Segment 2

 

December 18, 2012

December 18, 2012 – Segment 1

Picking up where yesterday's two hour special on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting left off, we have a conversation around race and gender in both Friday's tragedy and other instances of mass violence in America.

December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 – Hour 2

We take a look at mental health in America, examining violence, mental illness, and effective treatment strategies. We are joined by co-host Anthony McCarthy and:

December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 – Hour 1

We discuss violence and gun policy in America with co-host Anthony McCarthy. Our guests include:

December 13, 2012

Mapping Food in Maryland & African-Americans and Poultry on the Eastern Shore

We turn to our weekly exploration of the future of our food system, Sound Bites. This week on the show, we hear about the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future's Food Mapping project from project manger Amanda Behrens and data specialist Julia Simons.
December 13, 2012

December 13, 2012 – Hour 1

 

December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 – Segment 3

We speak with Damien Echols, who was part of the West Memphis Three. This group of three young men was falsely accused of the murders of three young boys in Arkansas in 1993. They were tried and convicted in 1994; Damien Echols was sentenced to death. After a new trial was called, all three men were released in 2011.

December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 – Segment 2

We discuss a report that came out last month showing that where you live in Baltimore correlates to your health outcome in life. In some cases, life expectancy differences between neighborhoods in Baltimore amounted to 30 years.

December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 – Segment 1

We take a look at the newly released Baltimore City school system's 10 year plan, which would close some schools and renovate others over the next decade to deal with infrastructural problems. Joining us to discuss the plan and some of the controversy surrounding it are: