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Poll: Ohioans Split Over Iraq

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November
15, 2007

Registered voters across Ohio are deeply divided over the war in Iraq and what the United States should do.

Former Astronuat John Glenn Speaks About World War II Experience

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September
25, 2007

As part of Ken Burn’s week long commemoration of World War II, WOSU is taking a look at local vets from the Great War. Former astronaut John Glenn shares his memories of the war.

World War II Paratrooper Shares Normandy Memories

12:00AM
September
24, 2007

They’re often called America’s Greatest Generation – the men and women who served during World War II. Some of the most recognized World War II veterans are those who parachuted into Normandy on June 6, 1944.

9/11 Remembrances, Rhetoric, Leave Ohioans Unswayed

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September
15, 2007

Attitudes about the war in Iraq seem to be little changed by the events of the past week. Hearings in Congress, the 9/11 anniversary and Thursday night’s address by President Bush don’t seemed to have caused central Ohioans to rethink their positions.

Listen to Voinovich’s complete statement

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12:00AM
September 14, 2007

US Senator George Voinovich still wants President Bush to set a deadline for troop withdrawal. But Voinovich says he will not vote for a deadline if asked to.

Voinovich: Bush should redefine mission in Iraq

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12:00AM
September 14, 2007

Last night in his presidential address, President Bush announced a reduction of troops in Iraq. Ohio US senator George Voinovich was in Chillicothe today where he toured the Chillicothe Veterans’ Medical Center. He says the legacy of the Bush administration relies on developing a comprehensive plan that would gradually end the war.

Brown calls for troop withdrawal within one year

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12:00AM
September 13, 2007

In his address to the nation, President Bush called for an enduring presence of US troops in Iraq. But US Senator Sherrod Brown (D) of Ohio says Iraq is not becoming more stable, and troops should come home within a year.

30,000 Veterans Buried in Columbus’ Green Lawn Cemetery

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12:00AM
May 28, 2007

Columbus’s Green Lawn Cemetery has about 30,000 veterans buried on its grounds. Every year volunteers try as best they can to decorate all the graves of service men and women with an American flag

War Funding Impasse Debated in Columbus

12:00AM
April
5, 2007

A poitical stalemate in Washington over funding for troops has sparked debate and discussion nationwide. The Central Ohio Federalist Society weighed in on Wednesday as it hosted columnist David Rivkin. Rivkin told the audience at the Athletic Club of Columbus that congressional “micro-managing” of the Iraq War will lead to a constitutional confrontation.

US legislators at odds over setting a timetable to end its part in the Iraq War

12:00AM
April
5, 2007

The US House and Senate have approved spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the bills put deadlines on troop withdrawal. President Bush has vowed to veto any measure that sets a timetable to begin troop withdrawal. But Ohio’s lawmakers have very different opinions about the legislation.