Archives: Joe Hallett

Ohio Reporter Joe Hallett Retires

For forty-two years Joe Hallett has brought breaking news to his readers, but time flies when you’re staring down a deadline, and he’s decided to call it quits. Mostly. This hour we’ll give Joe a warm radio sendoff and take a look at his northwest Ohio roots and the career that took him around the world.

The Future of Films Past

If it’s movie night, and you’re in the mood for a little Truffaut, or Bergman, the Criterion Collection has you covered. The video distribution company specializes in “important classic and contemporary films,” and their work includes digitization and restoration. This hour we’ll talk about the work of packaging classics for a modern audience.

It’s My Party: Urban Political Dominance

In the recent electoral past, the US has seen traditionally red states go blue, and vice versa, but when it comes to local politics, cities have a hard time shaking one-party dominance. Ohio’s capital city is a prime example. This hour we’ll examine the benefits of a true two-party system, and discuss whether it’s possible on a local level.

Ohio Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

It’s fall in Ohio, which means it’s deer, turkey, and litigation season! Congressional republicans are threatening to sue Governor Kasich over Medicaid expansion, and the ACLU filed suit against Ohio for three abortion restrictions passed as part of the state’s budget. This hour our panel will examine what else is bubbling up in the statehouse.

A Preview of the Final Night of the Democratic National Convention

Tonight President Barack Obama will take the stage at the Democratic National Convention to address the delegates and the voters at home. It’ll be a big night, and on this hour we’re giving you a special preview of the show.

Presidential Politics: A Discussion of the Romney/Ryan Campaign

GOP Presumptive Presidential nominee Mitt Romney has finally announced his Vice Presidential candidate: Wisconsin’s Paul Ryan. On this hour, we’ll talk a close look at the 2012 Presidential Election as we analyze Romney’s decision and the decision’s effect on his campaign.

Mindfulness and Awareness in Facing our Nation’s Challenges

Congressman Tim Ryan has been seen a few times yelling on the House Floor… But recently, he’s changed his style. He’s written a book preaching the benefits of mindfulness, slowing down and paying attention to your surroundings and inner self in order to solve our nation’s issues. News Director Mike Thompson will interview him on this hour.

Ohio Primary Politics/Super Tuesday

It’s still primary season, and it’s time for Ohio to take its turn along with many other states on Super Tuesday. Who are the candidates? What are the issues? On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about Ohio’s primary politics.

Richard Cordray and Consumer Protection/The Power of Humor

What is in the future for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau under new Director Richard Cordray? Then, humor memoir, Pat Wynn Brown’s style of performance art, tells stories in order to look at life’s difficulties with lots of laughter. Brown will join us to talk about the power of humor.

The Year in Politics

As Ohio politics take a dramatic turn with a Republican Governor and Republican majority in the Ohio General Assembly, a look back at 2010 and look forward to the new year