Remembering Wayne Curry

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Wayne Curry, center, leaves the Prince George's County courthouse in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, Aug. 14, 1986 with clients James and Lonise Bias after the pair appeared before a grand jury investigating drug use and scholastic problems at the University of Maryland brought on by the death of their son basketball star Len Bias.

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Remembering Wayne Curry

Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry died Wednesday after a bout with cancer. Curry grew up in Prince George's - and his tenure as the county's first black executive coincided with its rise as the most affluent majority...

Former Prince George's County Executive Wayne Curry died Wednesday after a bout with cancer. Curry grew up in Prince George's - and his tenure as the county's first black executive coincided with its rise as the most affluent majority black county in the United States. Kojo explores Curry's legacy with local officials, including Parris Glendening - a former governor of Maryland and the man who preceded Curry in county office.

Guests

Parris Glendening

Former Governor, Maryland; Former County Executive, Prince George's County, Md.

Elizabeth Hewlett

Chairwoman, Prince George's County Planning Board

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