Talbot Rising

MCTV Video Series

OPIOID EPIDEMIC IN TALBOT COUNTY MARYLAND

SEASON 1, EPISODE 7 - Latest MCTV program produced by Talbot Rising covers the opioid epidemic with experts from Talbot County. Join our conversation with Dr. Frieda Wadley (Talbot County Health Dept), Joe Gamble (Talbot County Sheriff), Kelly Reynolds (Circuit Court Talbot County), Doug Devenyns (Talbot County Dept of Corrections)

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THE UNIQUE STORY OF UNIONVILLE, 150 YEARS LATER

SEASON 1, EPISODE 6 -Unionville, MD is celebrating its 150th anniversary:  A planned community, it was settled by 18 returning black Union soldiers after the Civil War. Rev. Nancy Dennis, pastor of the St. Stephens AME Church in Unionville; Harriette Lowery, an Easton native and a descendant of a Unionville founder, and Prof. Dale Green, architectural historian at Morgan State University talk with Ridgely Ochs about Unionville's founding and its place in the rich and deep story of. . . 

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TALBOT COUNTY SCHOOL LEADERS DISCUSS EDUCATION ISSUES

SEASON 1, EPISODE 5 - Kelly Griffith, superintendent of Talbot County schools, and Andy Burke, president of the Talbot County Education Association discuss pressures facing local schools. Talbot County has the lowest tax rates in the state, although it is one of the wealthiest counties in Maryland. At the same time, more than 40 percent of kids in the schools need some kind of food assistance. . . 

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SINGLE PAYER HEALTH SYSTEM

SEASON 1, EPISODE 4 - A single payer health care system, or Medicare for all, may be an idea whose time has come. Dr. Jim Burdick, a former transplant surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital and author of the book "Talking About Single Payer," Bob Day, who ran Medicaid for Kansas under Kathleen Sebelius, and Mike Pullen, Talbot County attorney for 24 years, join host Ridgely Ochs. Together they explore. . . 

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT NUCLEAR WEAPONS

SEASON 1, EPISODE 3 - A program produced by Talbot Rising explores in depth the problems of our vast nuclear arsenal and the potential for confrontation with North Korea. The discussion is moderated by Ridgely Ochs, and two experts, Jim Brennan, who worked for the Department of Defense, and Harvey Zendt, who works with Mayors for Peace.

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PROGRAM EXPLORES IMMIGRATION ON EASTERN SHORE

SEASON 1, EPISODE 2 - Members of Talbot Rising explore the issues of immigration on the Eastern Shore in a recent video program shown on MCTV and YouTube. They talk about how local community groups can help residents facing these questions in light of the Trump Administration's actions and the recent decision of Easton to be a. . .  

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