The Marc Steiner Show

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 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

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 and, 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 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 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 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 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 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: