Laura Lippman's latest novel "Wilde Lake" mirrors many aspects of her life, but that wasn't intentional, says the author. Hear about how Columbia, Md., becomes a character in local author Laura Lippman's latest novel.
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.
- Esther Delaplaine Former Bannockburn neighborhood resident and activist in the Glen Echo protests
- Gwendolyn Britt Maryland state senator and former Glen Echo protester
- Tina Clarke African-American/Black liaison officer for Montgomery County Executive Douglas Duncan
- Sam Swersky Park Ranger, Glen Echo Park
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