Big News! Season 4 of “Ohio v. the World”, the ONLY Ohio history podcast is back on the air September 1, 2019. The show will continue its release schedule of every other Sunday. Season 4 will run until February 2020. Episodes on tap for Season 4 include: “Ohio v. Water”, “Ohio v. Opioids” and “John Glenn v. the World”, among others. Follow us on Facebook, … Continue reading Season 4 PREMIERE DATE ANNOUNCED: 9.1.19!
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 15!! Episode 15: “Ohio v. The Wild West” (George Custer/Annie Oakley). Alex travels back to the Wild West in the Season 3 Finale. We talk about the controversial “Boy General” George Armstrong Custer from New Rumley, Ohio and “Little Miss Sure Shot” Annie Oakley of Darke County, Ohio. Two of the biggest celebrities of the 19th Century. Attorney Jason … Continue reading Season 3 Finale is here! Click to hear Episode 15: “Ohio v. the Wild West” (George Custer/Annie Oakley)
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 14: OHIO v. SUFFRAGE!! Episode 14: “Ohio v. Suffrage” (19th Amendment) We celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage in Ohio, with three amazing women: Lisa Wood, Emily Krichbaum and Megan Wood. Alex tells the entire history of suffrage in Ohio and America as we follow the journey to the eventual adoption of the 19th Amendment in 1919. Lisa and … Continue reading Episode 14: Ohio v. Suffrage is out NOW! Click to hear how women fought to vote in Ohio and the USA 100 years ago.
CLICK TO LISTEN TO “OHIO V. CONSPIRACY” Episode 13: “Ohio v. Conspiracy” (Roswell, the WaterCar, JFK) We sit down 3 guests and discuss three of Ohio’s most fascinating conspiracy cases. First we meet with author Ray Szymanski and we talk about the connection between the Roswell UFO incident in 1947 and Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Ray, who worked at Wright Patt … Continue reading Episode 13: Ohio v. Conspiracy is OUT NOW! Click to listen
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO Ep. 12: Ohio v. Pollution!!! Episode 12: “Ohio v. Pollution” (Cuyahoga River Fire). Alex sits down with author and professor Dr. David Stradling to discuss the infamous Cuyahoga River fire of 1969. We analyze Cleveland’s role in the modern environmental movement by discussing David and Richard Stradling’s book, Where the River Burned. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00UBWLHKO/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 We look at the causes and sources … Continue reading Episode 12: Ohio v. Pollution is OUT NOW! Learn about the infamous Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969
LISTEN TO EPISODE 11 OHIO v. WEALTH HERE!!! Episode 11: “Ohio v. Wealth” (John D. Rockefeller). We travel to Cleveland to tell the story of the richest man in the world, John D. Rockefeller and the infamous Standard Oil. Alex meets with Kevin Callahan of the Western Reserve Historical Society to discuss Rockefeller’s youth and building of the oil empire, Stndard Oil on the shores … Continue reading Episode 11 is here! “Ohio v. Wealth” the story of John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil
CLICK TO HEAR EPISODE 10: OHIO v. MURDER 3.0!! Episode 10: “Ohio v. Murder 3.0” (Eliot Ness/Cleveland Torso Murders). It’s our annual true crime episode…Alex travels to Cleveland to meet with author Dr. James Badal and historian Becky McFarland about the career of famous Cleveland lawman Eliot Ness and the notorious Cleveland Torso Murders in the 1930s. Alex and Becky discuss Ness, the leader of … Continue reading Episode 10: Ohio v. Murder 3.0 is OUT! Enjoy our annual true crime episode about Eliot Ness and the Cleveland Torso Murders
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 9: JAMES TRAFICANT v. the WORLD!!! Episode 9: “James Traficant v. the World” Alex interviews LA filmmaker Eric Murphy about Rep. Jim Traficant of Youngstown, Ohio, the subject of his excellent 2016 documentary, “Traficant: Congressman of Crimetown”. Buy or rent it on Vimeo (https://vimeo.com/ondemand/traficant). Stop what you’re doing and watch this movie. We follow the rise and fall of … Continue reading Episode 9: “James Traficant v. the World” is OUT NOW. Click to hear the story of the “Congressman of Crimetown”
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 8: OHIO v. DISCRIMINATION Episode 8: “Ohio v. Discrimination” (Colonel Charles Young) Alex travels to Wilberforce, Ohio and the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center to learn about the life of Colonel Charles Young. (https://www.ohiohistory.org/visit/museum-and-site-locator/national-afro-american-museum) We talk about history’s highest-ranking African American military officer until 1940 with author Brian Shellum and NAAMCC Executive Director Dr. Charles Wash. Young’s … Continue reading Episode 8: Ohio v. Discrimination tells the story of Col. Charles Young CLICK TO LISTEN
CLICK HERE TO LISTEN to EPISODE 7: OHIO v. UNEMPLOYMENT Episode 7: “Ohio v. Unemployment” (Coxey’s Army) Alex sits down with author Jerry Prout, political science professor at Marquette University, to discuss the first march on Washington by Coxey’s Army in 1894. Sparked by the economic depression, the Panic of 1893, Jacob Coxey and his army of unemployed men march from Massillon, Ohio to DC. … Continue reading Happy New Year! Episode 7: Ohio v. Unemployment is OUT NOW