Inside Maryland, Episode 133

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Jeff Salkin and Sloane Brown host this weekly program on "people, places, and issues" from around Maryland, with this episode focusing on a proposal to use camera surveillance in Baltimore City, technology to improve traffic congestion, the Intercounty Connector, Adams Bank, and telecommuting. Annette Gibbs-Davis reports on the proposal to use cameras to deter crime in Baltimore with comments from Kurt Schmoke (Mayor, Baltimore City), Laurie Schwartz (Downtown Partnership), Lee Giles (Tacoma, WA Police Department), Stuart Comstock-Gay (Executive Director, Maryland ACLU), Ousmane Ndiaye, Scott Rice, and Sonya Rice (merchants), and Mike Rogers (Oracle Surveillance Co.). In the segment on how technology is monitoring and improving traffic congestion statewide, Erin Beth Levitt talks to Stephen Kuciemba (State Transportation Official) and Federico Pena (U.S. Transportation Secretary). Karen Allyn reports on the controversy surrounding the cost and impact of the Intercounty Connector highway plan with perspectives from Bob Aberman (Montgomery County Green Democrats), Chuck Lapinski (President, Montgomery County Civic Federation), Bob Harris (President, Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce), Frank Vrataric (Coalition on Sensible Transportation), Ben Kramer (Bowie Mill Citizens Association), Alan Status (Project Manager), Richard Hayman (business owner), Elizabeth Yuster (aquatics biologist), Neal Fitzpatrick (Audubon Naturalist Society), and Stan Doore (commuter). Diane Richards reports on a pilot program for a federal telecommuting work center in Hagerstown with insights from Stan Kremp (manager of the center) and telecommuters Judy Hill, Cathy Buehler, and David Antalec. Annette Gibbs-Davis reports on an attempted takeover of the Adams National Bank, which is historically significant as the first federally chartered women's bank, speaking with Barbara Davis Blum (President and CEO), Clarence James (board member), and Peggy McCormick and John Agerholm (customers). In a final segment, Scott Hileman covers a new exhibit on political cartoons at the Walters Art Gallery in Baltimore, with commentary by John Slade (New Orleans political cartoonist) and Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher ("Baltimore Sun" political cartoonist).
Maryland Public Television
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