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Baltimore's New Health Commissioner, Author Wes Moore, "The Whale" At Rep Stage, Homeless Count

Dr. Leana Wen, an ER doctor and self-described patient advocate, has just joined Baltimore City government as Health Commissioner. We talk with her about how she plans to improve the city’s public health.

Baltimore author and social entrepreneur Wes Moore gained noticed for his first book, “The Other Wes Moore”. We talk with him about his new book, “The Work: My Search For A Life That Matters”.

Plus, theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Whale", now up at Rep Stage in Columbia.

Last night, volunteers canvassed cities and counties around the nation as part of a national effort to gather more data on homeless populations. We ask Adrienne Breidenstine of The Journey Home, Baltimore’s effort to end homelessness, about what we can learn from the count.