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”

Episode 3: Ohio v. Black Power is OUT, click here to listen

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO EPISODE 3 “OHIO v. BLACK POWER” Episode 3: Ohio v. Black Power (Carl Stokes/Glenville Shootout). Alex travels to the Land to meet with historian/author Jim Robenalt about his awesome book Ballots and Bullets (www.amazon.com/dp/B075TH4YNT/ref…oding=UTF8&btkr=1). We discuss Jim’s book and how Cleveland became the center of the civil rights movement in … More Episode 3: Ohio v. Black Power is OUT, click here to listen

Episode 2: Ohio v. Bootlegging is out! CLICK to hear the story of George Remus, “the King of the Bootleggers” during Prohibition

CLICK HERE TO HEAR EPISODE 2: OHIO v. BOOTLEGGING Episode 2: “Ohio v. Bootlegging” (George Remus) Alex travels to Cincinnati to meet with 3 historians from the Price Hill Historical Society about the “King of the Bootleggers”, George Remus. We follow his rise from a German immigrant to a high-powered lawyer in Chicago to becoming … More Episode 2: Ohio v. Bootlegging is out! CLICK to hear the story of George Remus, “the King of the Bootleggers” during Prohibition

Season 3 is finally here! Click to hear Episode 1: “Ohio v. the Moon” (Neil Armstrong)

LISTEN TO EPISODE 1: OHIO v. THE MOON CLICK HERE Season 3, Episode 1: “Ohio v. the Moon” (Neil Armstrong). 3…2…1…liftoff to Season 3 of Ohio v. the World. We’re going on mankind’s greatest adventure from the Earth to the Moon with Wapakoneta, Ohio’s own, Neil Armstrong. Alex travels to Wapak to the Armstrong Air&Space … More Season 3 is finally here! Click to hear Episode 1: “Ohio v. the Moon” (Neil Armstrong)