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McElderry Park Post-Unrest; UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski; "Side By Side By Sondheim"; Mosaic

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For two weeks, the media have focused on the Penn North and Sandtown parts of West Baltimore. This morning, we'll get the view from McElderry Park, a neighborhood on the East Side that shares many of the same challenges as the epicenter of the riots.

Then, when UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski was a boy, he heard Martin Luther King Junior speak at his church in Alabama. It transformed Hrabowski’s life. We talk to him about his account, in his new book Holding Fast to Dreams.

Plus, Tom Hall talks about "Side by Side by Sondheim" with a die-hard fan of the great musical theater composer – our theater critic, J. Wynn Rousuck.

And, a renovated health center on North Charles Street in Baltimore aims to address a wide range of its clients’ problems, from mental and physical illness, to addiction to homelessness. We talk to its executive director.