Our Day…Maryland Day, 1989

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This program, held at Georgetown East Elementary in Annapolis, Maryland, celebrates the state's history and ethnic diversity. The program is opened and closed with musical performances by Bowie State University Singers. Host Rudy Miller introduces distinguished guests of the program, including William Donald Schaefer (Governor of Maryland), Lewis L. Goldstein (Comptroller of Maryland), Lucy Maurer (Treasurer of Maryland), James Lighthizer (Anne Arundel County executive), Dennis Callahan (Mayor of Annapolis), Dr. Joseph Schilling (State Superintendent of Schools), Dr. Larry Lorton (Anne Arundel County Superintendent of Schools), and Dr. Virginia Bradley (Principal of Georgetown East Elementary). In a chronological retelling of Maryland's history, Chief Sings Alone begins by leading a performance of Native American song and dance, followed by living history performers from Historic St. Mary's City portraying early settlers and Elliot C. Moffitt portraying a slave. Next, the Arion Gesangverein, the Ceannas Mor' School of Dancing, the Lyman Ukrainian Dance Ensemble, Rudy Arredondo,and the India Cultural Centre perform musical numbers representing the state's other immigrant groups. Governor Schaefer makes a short address.
Bowie State University Singers; Miller, Rudy; Shaefer, William Donald; Chief Sings Alone; Moffitt, Elliot C.; Arion Gesangverein; Ceannas Mor' School of Dancing; Lyman Ukrainian Dance Ensemble; Arredondo, Rudy
Maryland Public Television
Broadcasting, Communications
North America; United States of America
Public Broadcasting
Special Collections and University Archives
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Fedora 2 PID: umd:736573; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/46562; Filename: bcast-082775

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