All Sides with Ann Fisher

Weekdays 10 a.m. to noon on 89.7 NPR News. Rebroadcast weeknights from 8 to 10 p.m.

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs talk show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio. Listeners participate via telephone, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter to add to the conversations. As always at WOSU, the coverage is fair and balanced with a civil tone.

Watch All Sides, weekdays from 10am to noon

Life in Six Words

20 hours ago
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Could you tell someone your life story in six words? Today we take a look at the Six Word Memoir project which offers participants a challenging yet poignant opportunity to share their stories. It's had contributions from Jimmy Carter, George Takei  and Junot Diaz. We'll also discuss the project's newest themel: the immigration experience. 

One on One with the Political Junkie

20 hours ago
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We get the latest news about what's happening in the nation's capital from Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. We'll discuss the latest in Obamacare reform effort, President Trump's speech to the United Nations, and Sean Spicer's cameo at the Emmys.

Infant Mortality, Anti-Aging and Chronic Pain Relief

Sep 20, 2017
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For new parents it can be a tricky and tough decision figuring out which methods for sleep are the safest for their infants. Find out more about the dangers of sleeping for babies on today's show. Also can chronic pain be treated without opioids and pain clinics? Get information on drug free alternatives for pain treatment.

Recovering from Hurricane and Flood Damage

Sep 20, 2017
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How do community members and locals of areas affected by hurricanes and flooding begin to pick up the pieces and start over? Today we examine the recovery process in wake of the hurricane disasters, looking at The National Flood Insurance Program, policy and flood insurance.

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Join us for our weekly look at new developments in the tech world. As questions concerning their role in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election emerge, Facebook continues to investigate manipulation of and diagnose the security of their advertising algorithms. Amish communities embracing new technology in their businesses and homes try to balance opportunity and access with traditional values.

Later, we look under the hood of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones and discuss industry reaction to their announcement with Russell Holly.

Health Care Reform's Impact on Ohio

Sep 19, 2017

As Republicans near a September 30 deadline to pass health care reform, we look at the current options and how single-payer plans have reemerged among Democrats. Plus, we’ll get an update on what it all means in Ohio.

The Modern Marriage

Sep 18, 2017

A look at love, relationships and marriage in the digital age. How have apps like Tinder, online dating services and the economy influenced the marriage outlook? We'll also discuss the science behind finding the perfect person and strategies that can improve your marriage. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Sep 18, 2017
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The Ohio Supreme Court weighs whether Toledo's only abortion clinic will be permitted to stay open. How will this case affect the future of abortion services across the state? Also, the Ohio gubernatorial race continues with a debate held in eastern Ohio between declared Democratic candidates.

In Washington, competing propositions emerge from both sides of the aisle addressing health care reform. We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters.

Travel Tricks and Tips with Rick Steves

Sep 15, 2017
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Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America's most respected authority on European travel. He’s written several books, including his updated 2016 Rick Steves’ Europe Through The Back Door: The Travel Skills Handbook for Independent Travelers. This hour, we’re talking about travel tips, do’s and dont’s, and what to look out for when you’re traveling abroad.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 15, 2017
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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 14, 2017
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Today at 11am

Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

Cooking with Fall Vegetables

Sep 14, 2017
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Today at 10am

With autumn closing in, it's time to start looking forward to the flavors of fall. Chef Cara Mangini joins us to discuss the seasonal produce making its way from the market to her table in September and October.

Ken Burns and The Vietnam War

Sep 13, 2017
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Acclaimed filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will premiere The Vietnam War, their latest documentary epic, on WOSU TV September 17th at 8pm. They join us to discuss the film, challenges faced during production, and the timeliness of this particular retrospective today.

Later, author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Philip Caputo adds to the conversation by looking back at his 1977 memoir, A Rumor of War, an account of his service in the initial stages of the Vietnam War.

Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

Sep 13, 2017
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We welcome a tasty new addition to the 89.7 lineup, Milk Street Radio! Host Christopher Kimball joins us to talk more about the method and mission of his new foodie program, the next venture in his long career with public broadcast.


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Join us for our weekly look at new developments in the tech world. A data breach at Equifax, a top credit reporting company, exposes the personal data of millions of people.

We look at the growth and trends of Columbus' video game industry and the upcoming GDEX gaming expo. And, Apple is set to premiere new details about the new iPhone 8.

Travel Tips and Tricks with Rick Steves

Sep 12, 2017
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Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America's most respected authority on European travel. He’s written several books, including his updated 2016 Rick Steves’ Europe Through The Back Door: The Travel Skills Handbook for Independent Travelers.

This hour, we’re talking about travel tips, do’s and dont’s, and what to look out for when you’re traveling abroad.

Cooking with Fall Vegetables

Sep 11, 2017

With autumn closing in, it's time to start looking forward to the flavors of fall. Chef Cara Mangini joins us to discuss the seasonal produce making its way from the market to her table in September and October.

All Sides: Behind the Scenes

Sep 11, 2017

This morning, producer Michael De Bonis steps out of the WOSU offices and into the studio to talk shop about the process of bringing All Sides to air. We'll pull back the curtain on the workings of the program's staff and discuss some of the memorable stories, guests, and experiences from over the years.

Coming Soon: Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Radio

Sep 8, 2017
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We welcome a tasty new addition to the 89.7 lineup, Milk Street Radio! Host Christopher Kimball joins us to talk more about the method and mission of his new foodie program, the next venture in his long career with public broadcast.

The Haunted History of Columbus and OSU

Sep 8, 2017
Orton Hall on the campus of Ohio State University.
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Many students new to The Ohio State University this semester are still getting acquainted with the large, historic campus. But, is there something they don't know? Today's show takes a look at history of the supernatural at OSU - its legends, resident spirits, and fabled haunts.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 7, 2017
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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending.

Developing Personal Finance Skills

Sep 7, 2017
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Join us today for a look at saving, retirement and money management with one of the nation's leading experts on personal finance. Get answers on how to navigate confusing retirement policies and insights on smart spending. 

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Hurricane Harvey's devastation includes another long-term issue not often discussed when flooding and water damage occurs. Also today, we'll look at male reproductive health and common ailments. 

Immigration Debate Heats Up Again with DACA Decision

Sep 6, 2017
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President Trump has set his sights on removing DACA, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, an immigration policy set by the Obama administration to protect the children of undocumented immigrants.

We'll look at the impact of this decision and the current conversation around immigration.

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Join us for a look at new developments in the tech world. YouTube launches a new program offering users a plethora of exciting content. Using Facebook to reconnect? Find out how the social media application can play detective for you. 

A Look At Education In Ohio With State Superintendent

Sep 5, 2017
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Joining us this morning will be Paolo DeMaria, the state Superintendent of Public Instruction at the Ohio Department of Education. We'll get the latest news on Ohio education policies and guidelines. 

Teen Pregnancy Prevention Programs Lose Funding

Sep 4, 2017
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Despite information that rates of teen pregnancy are on the decline nationally, the Trump administration has moved forward with suspending funding for pregnancy prevention programs. We look at the impact of these programs and other teen pregnancy prevention models. 


All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Sep 1, 2017
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Broadcasting live from the Greater Columbus Convention Center, we'll be talking about the growing restaurant scene in and around the Short North. In addition, get a preview on an upcoming food event.

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Join us for a special live broadcast at The Greater Columbus Convention Center! We'll talk the development of our convention center as well as the trends surrounding others across the country. Also learn more about a new art installation that will make its debut at the convention center this week. 

Filmmaking and Art by Inmates Behind Bars

Aug 31, 2017
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An innovative project worked with incarcerated women at the Dayton Correctional Institution to write and direct their own short films. The shorts will be shown next month at the Wexner Center.

Today we'll look at programs aimed at creating self-expression for those behind bars and the effects the programs have. 

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