All Sides with Ann Fisher

Weekdays 10am to noon on 89.7 NPR News

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

All Sides Weekend: Books

Dec 9, 2016
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Today at 11am Join guest host Christpher Purdy and a panel of Columbus bookworms, to discuss the the best books to give away this holiday season.

Remembering John Glenn

Dec 9, 2016
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Born in Ohio in 1921, John Glenn's life was dedicated to serving his country and his home state. Glenn held countless titles including aviator, engineer, astronaut, and eventually United States Senator. Join Mike Thompson and a panel of guests as they discuss the life and legacy of an American hero.

Holiday Cookie Guide

Dec 8, 2016
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Believe it or not, the holidays are just around the corner and whether your favorite part is visiting family or watching the snow fall, everybody loves cookies. Join us this hour as we talk about some of the best holiday cookie recipes, along with tips and tricks to help you prepare them.

Looking Back at Pearl Harbor

Dec 8, 2016
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It's been almost 75 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Today we will discuss the Japanese military strike which led to the United States joining the second World War.

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Ohio was recently named first in the nation for opioid-related deaths. Today we will discuss the responsible method for prescribing opioids and balancing patient need during this drug epidemic. Plus we'll dive into the health effects of a marriage and how to navigate caring for a cancer patient.

Concealed-Carry on Ohio University Campuses

Dec 7, 2016
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In light of the recent attack on Ohio State's campus, gun advocates and Republican congressmen are pushing for legislation allowing for concealed-carry on college campuses throughout Ohio. Today we will dive into the issue with voices from all over of the gun debate.

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A few years ago 3-D printers were consistently making headlines as a revolutionary new technology. Now it seems the buzz surrounding the printers has all but died down. Today we'll discuss the 3D printing's past and present, as well as artificial intelligence in journalism, and tech gifts for teenagers.

US-Russia Relations

Dec 6, 2016
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The United States and Russia have historically had a tense relationship. But President-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin have exchanged complimentary rhetoric seem to want to improve relations. Today, we discuss the future of US-Russia relations under a Trump administration.

Platinum Age of Television

Dec 5, 2016
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With more shows, channels and streaming options available than ever before, it's no secret we are living in the platinum age of television. Today we'll take a look what makes current TV so dang good and all the shows from the past to led us here.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Dec 5, 2016
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Join us today as we discuss the past week's newsworthy topics. With a panel of journalists we will cover both national and statewide news.

All Sides Weekend: Arts

Dec 2, 2016
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Join our guest host, Christopher Purdy, and a panel of leaders in Columbus' performing arts scene as they discuss upcoming holiday season performances.

Modern Food Culture

Dec 2, 2016
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The relationship many have with cooking has changed over the years. There are many options when it comes to meal preparation such as, online grocery shopping, home delivery kits, pre-packaged meals and the traditional home cooked meals. The modern food culture is constantly shifting and evolving to fit new needs and skills.

Looking Back at Pearl Harbor

Dec 1, 2016
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It's been almost 75 years since the attack on Pearl Harbor. Today we will discuss the Japanese military strike which led to the United States joining the second World War.

The Future of U.S.-Cuba Relations

Dec 1, 2016
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In the past few years President Barrack Obama has attempted to open relations with the island country of Cuba. However, the election of Donald Trump and the more recent death of Fidel Castro may be more impactful in shaping the future relationship between the United States and Cuba.

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The HPV vaccine, intended to prevent certain cancers, first hit the market in 2006. Studies show that the vaccine works well. But vaccination rates have been underwhelming. Today we talk about how new dose recommendations could increase the number of people vaccinated. Also, we'll check in with the Columbus Food Action Plan, and the role of art and humanism in Ohio State's School of Medicine.

Ohio State Attack and ISIS

Nov 30, 2016
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Tuesday afternoon ISIS claimed credit for the attack by 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali Artan at Ohio State University. Today we will discuss the events that took place on campus, the methods used by ISIS, and the response of the Muslim community in central Ohio.

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Self-driving truck maker Otto had planned to test one of their vehicles in Central Ohio yesterday. The test drive is now rescheduled for December 5th. Today we are discussing automated truck and how they will shape the future of shipping. We'll also discuss the rise of e-racing and tech gift guides for the holiday season.

Response to OSU Campus Attack

Nov 29, 2016
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Monday morning, Ohio State University administration alerted students and employees to 'Run, Hide, Fight,' in response to an attack that injured eleven people . Today, we discuss the attack and its aftermath.

Attack on OSU Campus

Nov 28, 2016
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Live coverage during the 11am hour as news of the violent incident on Ohio State University's campus became available.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Nov 28, 2016
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Join us today for a discussion of the past week's news with a panel of Central Ohio reporters.

Medicare and Open Enrollment

Nov 25, 2016
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Medicare open enrollment is currently underway. Although each case is different, there are a few strategies that can help an individual get the most out of Medicare in 2017. Joining us today is expert and author, Philip Moeller.

Looking Back at World War I

Nov 25, 2016
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A century ago, world powers were in deep conflict. World War I hosted some of history's most devastating battles and has long reaching effects that shaped the 20th century. Join us today as we look back on WWI and how countries have commemorated its centennial.

Thanksgiving Recipes and Cooking Tips

Nov 24, 2016
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and whether you're preparing the meal or visiting family, food is the topic of discussion. Join us this hour as we talk about some of the best Thanksgiving recipes along with tips and tricks to help you prepare for the big day.

Ohio State in the Sixties

Nov 23, 2016
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Ohio State's campus is a vastly different place today than it was 50 years ago. Social movements were shaping the campus and student body throughout the 1960’s. Equal rights for women, civil rights and antiwar sentiments fueled tensions that eventually erupted in violent protests and rioting in 1970.

Guide to Spelling, Punctuation, and Word Usage

Nov 23, 2016
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Grammar, spelling and proper word usage can all be intimidating if you're unsure how to use them correctly. Mary Norris, a copy editor for the New Yorker , has written a new book to help guide readers through some of the most common mistakes and perplexing questions that writers have.

Tech Tuesday: Phone Trackers, Fake News & Gift Guide

Nov 22, 2016
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Fake news spread virally throughout the entire campaign season. Many critics are claiming it led to the election of Donald Trump. Also today, we will discuss phone trackers and how they relate to family life.

America's Changing Sports Culture

Nov 22, 2016
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Football, baseball, basketball, and hockey have long been the big four of American sports. But now, less traditional sports like rugby, lacrosse, and soccer are gaining on them. Cities and villages like Obetz, here in Franklin County, are capitalizing on these increasingly popular sports by building stadiums and fields.

Thanksgiving Cooking

Nov 21, 2016
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Thanksgiving is just around the corner and whether you're preparing the meal or visiting family, food is the topic of discussion. Join us this hour as we talk about some of the best Thanksgiving recipes along with tips and tricks to help you prepare for the big day.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Nov 21, 2016
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This past week has been focused around Donald Trump and his transition team as they prepare for the White House. Here in Ohio, there's been protests for the president-elect, new graduation test standards and a switch up in Ohio's Medicaid program. Join us today for our weekly report roundtable.

All Sides Weekend Arts: Remembering Bill Conner

Nov 18, 2016
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Join guest host Christopher Purdy with a Columbus performing arts panel as they discuss the life and memory of Bill Conner president and CEO of CAPA.

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