For the Love of Music

For the Love of Music

In preparation for our Spring Drive, we want to know what you love about music. Any music.

Delmarva Public Radio News

Friday's Delmarva Today is the first of  our special hour-long programs on the humanities.

Adam Wood is a professor in the English Department of Salisbury University. Marten Pereoom is a professor of history and Dean of the Fulton  School of Liberal Arts at the University. In Friday's program we discuss the  nature and history of the humanities and the role they play in the  development of our personal  and national identity.

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The election of President Joe Biden was greeted with relief by European allies. However, much has changed over the last four years with an alliance shaken by the Trump administration and a changing global landscape. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Todd Becker, a former U.S. foreign service officer who is now an adjunct professor at Salisbury University. In segment one we talked about the president's address to the Munich Security Conference  in which Biden called this moment in time an "inflection point".

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With the country in the midst of a great debate about social media and the implications of former president Donald Trump's attacks on the press, a great debate has begun over what is meant by freedom of speech and the press. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Ian Rosenberg, author of a new book entitled, "The Fight for Free Speech: Ten Cases that Define our First Amendment Freedoms,” about how these concepts have evolved over time.

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The 2022 campaigns for Maryland state offices are already underway. With the decision by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot to seek the governorship a number of Democrats have jumped into the race to succeed him. One of those is Bowie Mayor Tim Adams, who if he succeeds, would become the first independently elected African American to win statewide office. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with the candidate. In segment one he emphasized the role of the Board of Public Works and the issue of inequality.

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With the acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial former President Donald Trump's legal troubles may only have just begun. And, his culpability in the storming of the nation's Capitol building may be just beginning. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talks with local Wicomico County attorney Seth Mitchell who has been a candidate for State's Attorney about potential criminal and civil liabilities for the former president.

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