Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Kurt L. Schmoke (b. 1949)
MSA SC 3520-11606


Newspaper articles -

"Schmoke Casts Eye on Annapolis." The Washington Post, 26 February 1993.

"Schmoke Won't Run for Md. Governor." The Washington Post, 21 September 1993

"The race equation adds up to a Schmoke victory."  The Baltimore Sun, 13 March 1994.

"With Clarke as opponent, Schmoke aims to get tough."  The Baltimore Sun, 14 March 1994.

"Schmoke's No-Frills Budget." The Baltimore Sun, 14 April 1994.

"Schmoke boosts Glendening."  The Baltimore Sun, 29 April 1994.

"Schmoke, Mfume invited to inaugural." The Baltimore Sun, 6 May 1994

"Schmoke Declares Victory, but Image is Bruised."  The Baltimore Sun, 26 February 1995.

"Schmoke thanks Clinton in big way." The Baltimore Sun, 12 March 1995.

"Schmoke re-election drive has but one speed:  flat out."  The Baltimore Sun, 12 May 1995.

"Schmoke erupts over school aid; Mayor criticizes Glendening as state freezes $ 5.9 million; 'Tempers flare a bit'; Law was passed
   to force city toward partnership with state."  The Baltimore Sun, 23 August 1996.

"Bell, Schmoke forge 'refreshing' relationship; Longtime adversaries build on compromise."  The Baltimore Sun, 15 September 1996.

"Schmoke drops gun buyback; Group was flooding program with cheap weapons, police say; Mayor declares success; Money to go
   instead to youth programs, including summer jobs."  The Baltimore Sun, 14 February 1997.

"Baltimore school deal tough sell for Schmoke; Mayor encounters opposition at home and in Annapolis."  The Baltimore Sun, 24 February 1997.

"City tax cut reversed in budget fight; But Schmoke says he won't spend restored funds; Parks reductions will stay;
        Bitter dispute pits mayor against council president."  The Baltimore Sun, 13 June 1997.

Mayor at the crossroads; Future: Halfway through his third term representing Baltimore, Kurt L. Schmoke weighs his political, and
   personal, options. The Baltimore Sun, 26 July 1997.

"Mayor's focus is back on downtown; Schmoke sees Inner Harbor as key to revitalization."  The Baltimore Sun,  23 January 1998.

"Schmoke takes case to Clinton; Mayor asks president to denounce order for HUD probe of city; 'A matter of equity'; Leaders in
   other cities also say inquiry has racial overtones."  The Baltimore Sun, 17 April 1998.

"Schmoke rides on city's violent side; Shootings:  Amid Baltimore's triumphs, the mayor gets a first-hand look at crime on the city's
   west side."  The Baltimore Sun, 1 July 1998.

"Schmoke: 11 years later, still learning on the job." The Baltimore Sun, 22 November 1998.

"Recalling past keys to the city; Baltimore Glimpses."  The Baltimore Sun, 19 January 1999.

"History in his portrait; Ceremony: A painting of Kurt L. Schmoke takes its place in City Hall, joining those of more than 20 other mayors of Baltimore."
        The Baltimore Sun, 24 January 2002.

"Debates may sway race for governor." The Baltimore Sun, 2 April 2002.

"Schmoke named dean of law school." The Baltimore Sun, 16 October 2002.

"Back on his own terms." The Baltimore Sun, 27 December 2005.

"Schmoke builds new life in DC." The Baltimore Sun, 1 June 2010.

"Irene Bennett Reid, social worker and mother of former mayor, dies." The Baltimore Sun, 11 January 2011.

Web sources -

Baltimore City Government Biography

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