Ann Massie has long been fascinated by the phrase “the separation of church and state” --both by the history of the concept, and its practice in American law. Since a recent Supreme Court decision is adding new urgency to the issue, we have asked the Virginia legal scholar to share her findings.
For Memorial Day, WMRA presents a special called Food, Fun, and Relationships from the program series Innovation Hub. All those popsicles and ice cream cones you're gearing up to eat? Hear Dr. Robert Lustig explain why new research shows that we're addicted to sugar. Then, before you head off to Epcot and the Magic Kingdom, we look at what made Walt Disney so innovative.
He sold pizzas. He sold drugs. He did time. Now Marvin VanRoane Junior hopes to turn his life around with art. WMRA's Martha Woodroof chats with the newly self-made artist behind the "Urban Art Exhibition" posters which have been popping up in parts of Virginia.
What kind of community do you want? Do you like yours just the way it is? Can you imagine something different for your city, your town, or your neighborhood? Have some ideas just what would make it better?
We may have many more choices than we realize. At least, that’s what community planners Andy Boenau and Fionnuala Quinn say.
With guest host Peter Norton, they’ll share their ideas and learn from yours.