Episode 12: Ohio v. Pollution is OUT NOW! Learn about the infamous Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969

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 … More Episode 12: Ohio v. Pollution is OUT NOW! Learn about the infamous Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969

Episode 11 is here! “Ohio v. Wealth” the story of John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil

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 … More Episode 11 is here! “Ohio v. Wealth” the story of John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil

Episode 10: Ohio v. Murder 3.0 is OUT! Enjoy our annual true crime episode about Eliot Ness and the Cleveland Torso Murders

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 … More Episode 10: Ohio v. Murder 3.0 is OUT! Enjoy our annual true crime episode about Eliot Ness and the Cleveland Torso Murders

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 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 … More Episode 9: “James Traficant v. the World” is OUT NOW. Click to hear the story of the “Congressman of Crimetown”

Episode 8: Ohio v. Discrimination tells the story of Col. Charles Young CLICK TO LISTEN

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 … More Episode 8: Ohio v. Discrimination tells the story of Col. Charles Young CLICK TO LISTEN

Happy New Year! Episode 7: Ohio v. Unemployment is OUT NOW

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 … More Happy New Year! Episode 7: Ohio v. Unemployment is OUT NOW

Episode 6: Ohio v. the Patriarchy is HERE, Click to Listen

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 6: OHIO v. the PATRIARCHY Episode 6: Ohio v. the Patriarchy (Madeline Pollard) Alex sits down with author Patricia Miller to discuss her hit new book, Bringing Down the Colonel. Miller’s novel tells the story of a sex scandal involving a young Cincinnati college student, Madeline Pollard, and a … More Episode 6: Ohio v. the Patriarchy is HERE, Click to Listen

Episode 5 “Ohio v. the Cold War” is OUT! Click here to listen to the story of General Curtis Lemay

CLICK HERE to LISTEN “EPISODE 5: OHIO v THE COLD WAR!!! Episode 5: “Ohio v. the Cold War” (Curtis Lemay) Alex welcomes back Bruce Carlson, podcast host of “My History Can Beat Up Your Politics” (https://myhistorycanbeatupyourpolitics.wordpress.com/).  Alex and Bruce travel through the first 25 years of the Cold War by chronicling the life of General … More Episode 5 “Ohio v. the Cold War” is OUT! Click here to listen to the story of General Curtis Lemay

Episode 4 “Ohio v. Civil War” is out! Click here to listen to the story of Edwin Stanton

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 4: OHIO V CIVIL WAR Episode 4: Ohio v. Civil War (Edwin Stanton). Alex speaks with author Walter Stahr (www.walterstahr.com) about his acclaimed 2017 book Stanton: Lincoln’s War Secretary and the life of Stubenville, Ohio’s Edwin Stanton. Stanton, was the Secretary of War during the U.S. Civil War and … More Episode 4 “Ohio v. Civil War” is out! Click here to listen to the story of Edwin Stanton

Alex appears on statewide radio program “Town Hall Ohio” to discuss Ohio history and “Ohio v. the World”

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO ALEX on TOWN HALL OHIO Town Hall Ohio is Ohio Farm Bureau’s weekly public affairs radio program. The hour-long broadcast elevates important issues such as private property rights, food safety, wildlife, education, science and technology, business challenges, government and politics. High profile guests from government, industry, academia and other arenas … More Alex appears on statewide radio program “Town Hall Ohio” to discuss Ohio history and “Ohio v. the World”