I missed the debut last Sunday of a sorry little 30-minute piece of political propaganda called "Politics Unplugged" -- the product of former governor Bob Ehrlich and his wife, Kendel, buying time Sunday mornings on Baltimore's WMAR. But I caught it this week...
George K. McKinney, the first African-American U.S. marshal for the District of Maryland, whose career in federal service spanned more than 45 years, died Sunday of leukemia at his Northwest Baltimore home. He was 77.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
It was a quiet city back then, a place where a stage stood in a nondescript shopping center, a platform from which a controversial presidential candidate would speak. It was a day when Laurel would be the city where a man with a gun tried to kill George Wallace
James Collins walked into work at Laurel Automotive on Main Street on an April day, returning to the same job he'd had 41 years ago, though not the same job he had held since Richard Nixon was president. For nearly 38 years, Collins had a career he loved with the Laurel Police Department and, later, the city government, a career from which he recently retired.
Richard Nixon really works up a sweat in "Frost/Nixon." When the former president agreed to do a series of television interviews with David Frost in 1977, he had reason to perspire during that English interviewer's questions about Watergate