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

A Conversation with Peter Sagal

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Peter Sagal has been hosting the NPR weekly quiz show "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell me!' for over twenty years. He has amassed a following of devoted listeners on top of his time spent as a playwright and volunteer guide for blind runners during the Boston Marathon.

Sagal is set to speak at the Congregation Tifereth Israel's Spotlight Series this Sunday.

Join us today as we celebrate twenty years of Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me by speaking with a contributor from the show's beginning. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

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Gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich is facing staunch criticism for accepting payments for speeches he had delivered to sympathizers of Syrian President Bashar Assad. Kucinich has refused to condemn Assad for allegedly launching chemical attacks against his own people, and has criticized American missile strikes on Syrian military bases.

We'll also look at the GOP race for governor, payday lending, and more with our panel of reporters.

Drinks and Dirt

Apr 17, 2018
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With spring finally here, it's time to spruce up the garden. Today, we talk about the best practices and tips on how to create the perfect spring garden.

We take a look at how the Farmers' Almanac makes predictions years in advance as well as the benefits to adding mulch to your garden.

Discovering Your Ancestry and Genealogy

Apr 16, 2018
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Information about your ancestors, who they were, and where they came from, can be a mystery for many people. However, with the accessibility and affordability of DNA testing, and genealogy archives, almost anyone can learn about their family roots.

We'll talk about how to start your building your family tree, and the impact certain genealogical discoveries can have on individuals and families alike.

Learning to Identify Birds

Apr 13, 2018
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Birding can be a fun, rewarding activity with the right preparation. Today we're talking about bird identification and the 12 steps behind the process. 

Fifty Years of Mister Rogers

Apr 13, 2018
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It has been 50 years since Mister Rogers Neighborhood made its debut on public television. Its host, Fred Rogers, was known for his soft voice, and how he communicated ideas big and small to young children. We'll talk about the legacy of Mr. Rogers, and how he taught generations to accept who they are.

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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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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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The benefits of exercising are plentiful and well known, yet most of us don't do it enough. Many people don't have the time or energy to commit to workout programs, and quit after just a few months. We'll talk about strategies that can help plan and maintain your exercise routine, and reach your fitness goals.

Also, a look at how acts of kindness can have a huge impact on someone dealing with cancer. 

Teaching Slavery in America

Apr 11, 2018
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The Southern Poverty Law Center has published a new study that shows students don’t learn enough about the history of slavery in America. Of the thousand high school seniors surveyed, fewer than one in ten could identify slavery as the root cause of the South's secession and the Civil War. Without understanding that history, students struggle to link the past to present day racial conflict. Today we talk about where our public education is lacking and the implications the knowledge gap can have.

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