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Ohio V. The World: The one and only Ohio History Podcast! Hosted by Alex Hastie

Ohio V. The World: The one and only Ohio History Podcast! Hosted by Alex Hastie
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Ohio V. The World: The one and only Ohio History Podcast! Hosted by Alex Hastie

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Episode 15: Ohio v the Wild West (George Custer/Annie Oakley)

5/18/2019
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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 Lucas comes on to talk about Custer’s youth in New Rumley, Ohio and his sterling Civil War record as a cavalry commander. History Professor and...

Duration:01:36:11

Episode 15: Ohio v. the Wild West (George Custer/Annie Oakley)

5/15/2019
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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 Lucas comes on to talk about Custer’s youth in New Rumley, Ohio and his sterling Civil War record as a cavalry commander. History Professor and...

Duration:01:35:44

Episode 15: Ohio v. the Wild West (George Custer/Annie Oakley)

4/28/2019
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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 Lucas comes on to talk about Custer’s youth in New Rumley, Ohio and his sterling Civil War record as a cavalry commander. History Professor and...

Duration:01:36:51

Episode 14: Ohio v. Suffrage (19th Amendment)

4/14/2019
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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 Alex discuss the life of Harriet Taylor Upton, Ohio’s most famous suffragette and the ups and downs of the Ohio Women’s Suffrage Association. Emily tells the story of the...

Duration:01:17:57

Episode 13: Ohio v. Conspiracy (Roswell, JFK and the Water Car)

4/1/2019
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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 for 38 years, has traveled the world investigating the alien phenomenon and talks to us about Ohio’s connection to extraterrestrials. (4:30) Check out...

Duration:01:26:03

Episode 12: Ohio v. Pollution (Cuyahoga River Fire)

3/17/2019
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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 of the absurd pollution of Lake Erie and the entire Northeast Ohio...

Duration:01:14:23

Episode 11: Ohio v. Wealth (John D. Rockefeller)

3/3/2019
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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 of Lake Erie. We also sit down with Cleveland attorney, Ben Wiborg, to discuss Rockefeller’s taking control of the oil industry and the muckraking...

Duration:01:12:30

Episode 10: Ohio v. Murder 3.0(Eliot Ness/Cleveland Torso Murders)

2/16/2019
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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 the Untouchables, and his years in CLE as the Public Safety Director. We talk about Ness cleaning up Cleveland, then known as the most dangerous...

Duration:01:21:43

Episode 9: "James Traficant v. the World"

2/2/2019
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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 Youngstown’s hero, Jim Traficant, from his high school days at Cardinal Mooney, his controversial years as Sheriff of Mahoning County through...

Duration:01:16:46

Episode 8: Ohio v. Discrimination (Col. Charles Young)

1/20/2019
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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 struggle to serve his nation in the...

Duration:01:01:40

Episode 7: Ohio v. Unemployment (Coxey's Army)

1/6/2019
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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. We analyze why Coxey’s March for Jobs catches the nation’s imagination and serves to humanize a downtrodden group of Americans, the unemployed. We use Jerry...

Duration:01:09:49

Episode 6: Ohio v. the Patriarchy (Madeline Pollard)

12/16/2018
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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 powerful Congressman, William Breckinridge that would grip the nation’s attention in the spring of 1894. The landmark case of Pollard v. Breckinridge is analyzed for its groundbreaking verdict and how this story still...

Duration:01:09:25

Episode 5: Ohio v. the Cold War (Curtis Lemay)

12/2/2018
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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 Curtis E. Lemay from Columbus, Ohio. Lemay’s career was in the front row for Pearl Harbor, WWII in Europe, the firebombing of Tokyo, the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan, the Berlin Airlift, the...

Duration:01:16:42

Episode 4: Ohio v. Civil War (Edwin Stanton)

11/18/2018
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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 a member of President Abraham Lincoln’s “Team of Rivals.” Stahr walks us through Stanton’s rise from a poor teen in Eastern Ohio to the savior of the Union Army. We look at his rapid rise as a lawyer in the...

Duration:01:16:19

Ep. 3: Ohio v. Black Power (Carl Stokes/Glenville Shootout)

11/4/2018
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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 (https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075TH4YNT/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1). We discuss Jim's book and how Cleveland became the center of the civil rights movement in the North. We journey through the 1960s in Cleveland, including: the Hough Rebellion, Martin Luther King, Jr., the election of Carl Stokes and...

Duration:01:15:06

Ep. 2: "Ohio v. Bootlegging" (George Remus)

10/19/2018
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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 the most successful bootlegger of the Prohibition Era in the United States. We discuss 1920s Cincinnati, Remus’ business, life, love and ultimate fall with Joyce Meyer, Julie Hotchkiss and Mark Plageman. We also...

Duration:01:15:51

Season 3, Ep. 1: Ohio v. the Moon (Neil Armstrong)

10/12/2018
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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 Museum and hosts a roundtable discussion with 3 Armstrong experts. We discuss his early life in NW Ohio, his many near death experiences as an aviator/astronaut and the epic journey of Apollo 11. Kraig Noble, Brittany...

Duration:01:15:26

Ep. 15 LIVE!! "Ohio v. Punishment" (The Caning of Michael Fay)

5/14/2018
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Episode 15: “Ohio v. Punishment” (The Caning of Michael Fay) LIVE!!! It’s the Season Two finale and it’s our 1st live show. We chat with comedian Mark Lucas at the Columbus Podcast Festival live from the historic Garden Theatre. We’ll discuss the May 1994 caning of Michael Fay in Singapore for his alleged vandalism crimes. We analyze how this barbaric punishment of the 18 year-old Ohioan becomes an international diplomatic crisis. We try to figure out why the American public supported the...

Duration:00:56:39

Episode 14: Ohio v. Peace (Bosnian War/Dayton Peace Accords)

4/30/2018
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Episode 14: “Ohio v. Peace” (Dayton Peace Accords/Bosnian War) Alex tackles the complicated Bosnian War of the 1990s and the peace conference in Dayton, OH that finally brought war to an end in the former Yugoslavia. Alex is joined by OSU Professor of Eastern European history, Theodora Dragostinova, to break down how Ohio ended a war that cost the lives of over 100,000 people. We analyze the turbulent 20th century in the former Yugoslavia, ethnic cleansing and the Dayton Peace Accords at...

Duration:01:18:34

Episode 13: "Ohio v. the South" (William Tecumseh Sherman)

4/16/2018
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Episode 13: “Ohio v. the South” (William Tecumseh Sherman) Alex travels to Lancaster, Ohio to the Sherman House Museum to meet with Frank and Laura Bullock. The Bullocks lay out the life and military career of General William Tecumseh Sherman, the main who conquered the South and ended the Civil War. The interview occurs at the Sherman House in downtown Lancaster, visit the museum (www.shermahouse.org). We discuss Cump’s times in Ohio, his many famous quotes and his famous March to the Sea...

Duration:01:14:21