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Section 8 Housing, Quilts As A Key To History, AVAM's 20th Exhibit

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For the first time in more than a decade, Baltimore has opened up its wait list for section 8 housing vouchers. More than 50,000 people have signed up for a chance at a chance of getting help with housing. Nathan Sterner talks with Baltimore Sun reporter Yvonne Wenger who has been following the story. Then, can quilts give us a glimpse into American history - and Baltimore history? The curator of a new exhibit at the Daughters of the American Revolution Museum in D.C. explains what these works of art tell us about the era and about the quilt-makers.  Plus, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM)’s 20th exhibition focuses on the work of musicians, scientists and saints. The curators, AVAM founder Rebecca Hoffberger and filmmaker Jodi Wille,tell Tom Hall about the common threads that run through the exhibit.