Deadline Now l 2010 Jan Feb March

  • Views: 250 Deadline Now: Drs. S. Amjad Hussain and Ovamir Anjum

    Friday, March 26, 2010

    Dr. S. Amjad Hussain, Op-Ed Columnist for The Blade and Professor Emeritus at the University of Toledo College of Medicine, and Dr. Ovamir Anjum, the Imam Khattab Endowed Chair for Islamic Studies at the University of Toledo, join host Jack Lessenberry for a wide-ranging conversation about Pakistan, democracy in the contemporary Muslim world, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and much more.

    On the web: www.toledoblade.com
    On the web: www.utoledo.edu

  • Views: 170 Deadline NOW: Historic Preservation

    Friday, March 19, 2010

    How do historic preservation education programs prepare students for careers in the field? And why is historic preservation important in the first place? Dr. Ted Ligibel, Director of the Historic Preservation Program at Eastern Michigan University and Chair of the National Council for Preservation Education explains it all.

    On the web: www.emich.edu/public/geo/HP
    On the web: www.ncpe.us

  • Views: 110 Deadline NOW: Toledo Mayor Mike Bell

    Friday, February 26, 2010

    Toledo Mayor Mike Bell took office in January 2010 and immediately found himself and his city confronted by a mountain of red ink. What is he going to do to begin easing the city's worst financial crisis since the Great Depression? Mayor Bell joins host Jack Lessenberry for the full half-hour.

    On the web: www.ci.toledo.oh.us

  • Views: 527 Deadline NOW: Asian Carp

    Friday, February 19, 2010

    Asian carp, an invasive species of fish, threatens to wipe out the Great Lakes $7 billion fishing industry. What is being done to stop the so-called "monster" fish? Tom Henry, staff writer for The Blade, and Marc Smith, senior policy officer for the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Region, join host Jack Lessenberry.

    On the web: www.toledoblade.com
    On the web: www.nwf.org

  • Views: 110 Deadline NOW: Haiti

    Friday, February 5, 2010

    As the massive recovery work proceeds following last month's devastating earthquake in Haiti, Deadline NOW examines the tiny island nation's tumultuous history.

    Host Jack Lessenberry's guests are Dr. Marc V. Simon, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, and Pam and Garry Cramer, longtime volunteers for Lifeline Christian Mission, based in Westerville, Ohio. The Cramers were in Haiti on January 12, 2010 when the earthquake struck. They provide eyewitness accounts of the event.

    On the web: www.bgsu.edu
    On the web: www.lifeline.org

  • Views: 318 Deadline NOW: The Blade Celebrates 175 Years

    Friday, January 29, 2010

    The Blade is Toledo's oldest business and only daily newspaper. This year it celebrates its 175th anniversary. Joining host Jack Lessenberry this week are Executive Editor Kurt Franck and Editor David Kushma. They discuss The Blade, including the challenges facing newspapers in a severe recession and rapidly changing media landscape.

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  • Views: 159 Deadline NOW: Tom Troy and Fletcher Word

    Friday, January 22 at 10:00 p.m.

    Local, state and national politics are this week's topics with guests Tom Troy, politics writer for The Blade, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth.

    This week's episode of Deadline NOW airs at the special time of 10:00 p.m. so that WGTE may participate in Hope for Haiti Now, the global fundraising telethon for Haitian earthquake relief.

    On the web: www.toledoblade.com
    On the web: www.thetruthtoledo.com

  • Views: 740 Deadline NOW: Assistance Dogs of America

    Friday, January 8, 2010

    Children and adults have had their lives enriched by highly trained service and therapy dogs. Many are trained by Assistance Dogs of American, Inc. (ADAI), located in Swanton, Ohio.

    This week, host Jack Lessenberry explores the ADAI story with ADAI Executive Director Jan Brown, dog trainer Lee Vogelsong, and client Bob Schwartz, who is accompanied by his assistance dog Jay.

    On the web: www.adai.org

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