D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen joins us to discuss his "sneaker subsidy" for those who dont drive to work. And At-Large Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich will be in studio to talk about the fate of the Purple Line, the county budget, and his candidacy for County Executive.
In 1960, five young African-Americans climbed aboard a carousel at Glen Echo Park in Maryland. Their goal was to desegregate the popular amusement park, and white residents in the neighborhood soon joined their campaign. A look at the Glen Echo protests and their impact on the local civil rights movement.
- Tina Clarke African-American/Black liaison officer for Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan
- Gwendolyn Britt Maryland state senator and former Glen Echo protester
- Esther Delaplaine Former Bannockburn neighborhood resident and activist in the Glen Echo protests
- Sam Swersky Park Ranger, Glen Echo Park
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