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Serving openly as a transgender member of the military is just the latest development in the fight for gay rights. Their personal stories are compiled in a new book entitled, "With Honor and Dignity: Transgender Troops in their Own Words". Host Don Rush talks with with one of the editors Bree Fram about their experience.

Then, Rush looks at the changing images of Black women in America with Tamara Winfrey Harris, author of "The Sisters are Alright: Changing the Broken Narrative of Black Women in America".

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With the nation's demographic change and the debate over racial issues white nationalism has become more visible and more acceptable in some quarters. Salisbury University Emeritus Professor Michael O'Loughlin ponders how deep that movement goes.

Wilson’s guest this morning is Dr. Heather Davis. Dr. Davis is a science teacher at The Salisbury School in Salisbury, Maryland. Davis has been a research scientist and a college professor. She also has a life-long passion for literature that is now centered around helping young writers learn the art of storytelling. In that capacity she serves as the new state coordinator for Maryland Writers’ Association Teen Writing Program and is forming a teen writing program in Salisbury.

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The omicron variant of COVID 19 has been found in the United States. And, scientists are scrambling to see if the current vaccines will withstand the virus. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Dr. James Trumble, vice president of clinical integration at TidalHealth Peninsual Regional in Salisbury, about what we know so far.

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Expectations are high for strong retail sales this holiday season after over a year of the COVID 19 pandemic. Delmarva Public Media's Don Rush talked with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot who says he expects the state to rebound next year.

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CNN fires Chris Cuomo after investigation

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NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple about CNN's decision to fire longtime host Chris Cuomo.

Updated December 4, 2021 at 8:34 PM ET

CNN has fired Chris Cuomo after new revelations detailed the journalist's role in advising his brother, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in the face of sexual harassment allegations.

DAVID FOLKENFLIK, HOST:

This weekend, a major coming-out party for racing and for a regime.

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UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Welcome to Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia, Formula One's newest, longest and fastest street circuit.

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DAVID FOLKENFLIK, HOST:

This weekend, a major coming-out party for racing and for a regime.

(SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING)

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Welcome to Jeddah Corniche Circuit in Saudi Arabia, Formula One's newest, longest and fastest street circuit.

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