Deadline Now l 2012 Jan Feb March

  • Views: 92 Deadline Now: Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher

    Friday, March 30, 2012

    Samuel "Joe" Wurzelbacher is better known as "Joe the Plumber." This year, he is also a Republican candidate for United States Congress, running in Ohio's 9th District against long-time Democratic incumbent Marcy Kaptur.

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  • Views: 230 Deadline Now: The War of 1812 Bicentennial

    Friday, March 23, 2012

    Deadline Now examines the enduring legacy of the War of 1812. Key events and battles of the War occurred in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan. Jack Lessenberry's guests will be Patricia N. Williamsen, Executive Director of the Ohio Humanities Council, as well as Fort Meigs Director Rick Finch, and Randall Buchman, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History at Defiance College.

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  • Views: 241 Deadline Now: Congressional Candidate Graham Veysey

    Friday, March 2, 2012

    Ohio's 9th Congressional District in in the most competitive race anyone can remember. Democrats Marcy Kaptur and Dennis Kucinich are two longtime incumbents thrown into the same district, forced to fight for the party's nomination in the March 6, 2012 primary. But Graham Veysey, a 29-year-old Cleveland businessman, is hoping voters take a chance on a younger generation and new blood and elect him instead. Mr. Veysey is host Jack Lessenberry's guest this week on "Deadline Now."

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  • Views: 420 Deadline Now: Miles Levin Nepal Foundation

    Friday, February 17, 2012

    Since 1992, Dr. Richard Keidan has been an attending surgical oncologist at William Beaumont Health System and clinical professor of surgery at Wayne State Medical Center. While exploring the Khotang region of Nepal in recent years, Keidan saw the primitive state of the health and hygiene infrastructure in the region. Soon after, he decided to found the Miles Levin Nepal Foundation for Health and Education, with his Nepalese foundation partner, Namgyal Sherpa.

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  • Views: 134 Deadline Now: S. Amjad Hussain, M.D.

    Friday, February 10, 2012

    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.

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  • Views: 126 Deadline Now: Steve Pollick

    Friday, February 3, 2012

    Award-winning author and writer Steve Pollick was The Blade's Outdoors Editor for 30 years. He retired last year after traveling the world on assignments for the newspaper. A fellow of the Explorers Club in New York, Mr. Pollick is the author of two collections of nature essays. His newest book is The Best of the Outdoors Page: Celebrating 15 Years of Nature in Northwest Ohio and Beyond, co-authored with Jeff Basting.

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  • Views: 172 Deadline Now: Joe Napoli and Kay Reiter

    Friday, January 27, 2012

    Joe Napoli, President and General Manager for the Toledo Mud Hens and Walleye and Chair of the Toledo Region Brand Council, and Kay Reiter, a member of the Council's Business Advisory Committee, are Jack Lessenberry's guests this week. Reiter is Executive Director of the Sandusky County Economic Development Corporation.

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  • Views: 135 Deadline Now: Melissa Miller and Fletcher Word

    Friday, January 20, 2012

    Melissa Miller, associate professor of political science at Bowling Green State University, and Fletcher Word, editor and publisher of The Sojourner's Truth, discuss the campaign for the White House, as well as politics a little closer to home, media coverage of the campaign, and make a few predictions.

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  • Views: 125 Deadline Now: Toledo Mayor Mike Bell

    Friday, January 13, 2012

    Toledo Mayor Michael P. Bell looks back at his first two years in office, and looks ahead to challenges and opportunities for the city. Claudia Boyd-Barrett, staff writer for The Blade, joins host Jack Lessenberry for the conversation.

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