Deadline Now | 2007 Programs

  • Views: 234 Deadline NOW: U.S. Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur

    November 23, 2007

    Marcy Kaptur, U.S. Congresswoman for Ohio's 9th District, joins host Jack Lessenberry for a wide-ranging conversation about issues affecting her constituents and the nation.

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  • Views: 224 Deadline NOW: Dr. S. Amjad Hussain

    December 21, 2007

    Dr. S. Amjad Hussain is professor emeritus of thoracic cardiovascular surgery at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He is also an op-ed columnist for the Toledo Blade and a number of other publications. Since 1976, Dr. Hussain has visited Pakistan annually to teach at Khyber Medical College, his alma mater, in Peshawar. Dr. Hussain recently returned to the U.S. from Pakistan and will discuss the current political climate in Pakistan.

  • Views: 144 Deadline NOW: Assistant United States Attorney Thomas A. Karol

    November 16, 2007

    This week's guest is Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas A. Karol who will discuss his experiences in Iraq from September 2006 to March 2007, during which time Saddam Hussein was on trial for the Kurdish genocide and was executed for his role in the Dujayl killings. Karol participated in the investigation of the former regime's response to the 1991 Shi'a uprising.

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  • Views: 118 Deadline NOW: 2008 Presidential Campaign

    November 9, 2007

    The 2008 presidential is one year away. This week on Deadline Now, host Jack Lessenberry discusses the campaign with Gerald Bazer, faculty member and former Dean of Arts and Sciences at Owens Community College and noted expert on the U.S. presidency, and Joshua Boak, award-winning politics writer for The Blade.

  • Views: 137 Deadline NOW: Media

    October 24, 2007

    Deadline Now host Jack Lessenberry moderates a wide-ranging discussion about the media with guests Jim Foust, associate professor of journalism at Bowling Green State University and Sandra Svoboda, writer for the Detroit Metro Times and former reporter for The Blade.

  • Views: 78 Deadline NOW: Joe Schwartz

    October 19, 2007

    Joe Schwarz, former U.S. congressman for Michigan's 7th Congressional District and ear, nose and throat specialist from Battle Creek, joins DEADLINE NOW host Jack Lessenberry for an in-depth conversation about the current political climate in Michigan and the nation. Since leaving Congress, Schwarz was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to serve on an independent panel to investigate conditions at Walter Reed Hospital. Schwarz is also on the faculty at the University of Michigan's Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

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  • Views: 142 Deadline NOW: Carty Finkbeiner

    October 12, 2007

    Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner sits down with "Deadline Now" host Jack Lessenberry for an in-depth conversation about issues facing the Glass City.

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  • Views: 408 Deadline NOW: Katerina Ruedi Ray and Michael C. Carroll

    October 5, 2007

    Katerina Ruedi Ray, director of Bowling Green State University's School of Art, and Michael C. Carroll, director for the BGSU Center for Regional Development, discuss the economic impact of the arts and creative industries in Northwest Ohio.

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  • Views: 218 Deadline NOW: Baldemar Velasquez

    September 21, 2007

    Baldemar Velasquez, founder and President of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), sits down with "Deadline Now" host Jack Lessenberry to discuss farm labor issues, immigration law reform, and more.

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  • Views: 367 Deadline NOW: Author Martin J. Sherwin

    September 7, 2007

    Jack Lessenberry speaks with author Martin J. Sherwin, Pulitzer Prize winner for his biography, "American Prometheus, the Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer," co-authored with Kai Bird. Publisher's Weekly says of the book, "Sherwin has spent 25 years researching every facet of Oppenheimer's life, from his childhood on Manhattan's Upper West Side and his prewar years as a Berkeley physicist to his public humiliation when he was branded a security risk at the height of anticommunist hysteria in 1954."

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  • Views: 141 Deadline NOW: Tom Walton

    September 7, 2007

    Jack Lessenberry interviews Tom Walton, recently retired editor of The Blade. Walton, who has met every U.S. president since Lyndon Johnson and covered the first moon landing, describes the intricate daily workings of a metropolitan newspaper. He also explains how The Blade makes its editorial decisions.

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