Roughly Speaking: Police and protests, Monday's debate, and 'Drunk History'

Roughly Speaking

Roughly Speaking Dan Rodricks: Commentary and conversation on life in Baltimore, Maryland and the USA
Danger in books, and in people who read them

The 21st annual Baltimore Book Festival opens on Friday, with hundreds of authors, exhibitors, chefs and booksellers, as well as a "thoughtfully curated food, craft beer and wine program" along the Inner Harbor promenade.

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Podcast: Police and protests, Monday's debate, and 'Drunk History'

A one-time drug dealer turned youth advocate talks about the latest shootings of African-American men by police, plus The Sun's media critic previews Monday's presidential debate, a Frontline special, and the new season of "Drunk History.

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Podcast: The Boys of Dunbar: Baltimore's greatest basketball team

A new book tells the story of the Dunbar High basketball team of 1981-82, which, with four future NBA players, was one of the greatest prep teams ever.

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Podcast: Colin Kaepernick's protest and the evolving definition of patriotism

Sheri Parks talks about Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protest and the evolving definition of patriotism among the millennial generation of Americans.

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Podcast: Clinton's struggles with transparency, Trump's appeal to the 'poorly educated'

A talk about the presidential campaign with professors Kimberly Moffitt and Michael Reisch.

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Podcast: Special help for a traumatized Baltimore high school

Sun education reporter Erica Green talks about Renaissance Academy, a high school for at-risk youth where a student was fatally stabbed last year.

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