J. Kenneth Blackwell http://wvxu.org en Blackwell and Springer, side-by-side http://wvxu.org/post/blackwell-and-springer-side-side <p>J. Kenneth Blackwell and Jerry Springer - political polar opposites who served together on Cincinnati City Council in the 1970s - will share the stage March 12 for Beyond Civility's "Side-by-Side"&nbsp;discussion series.</p><p>Springer, a former councilman and mayor who went on to international fame as a TV talk show host, is a liberal Democrats. Blackwell, a former state treasurer and secretary of state who ran unsuccessfully for Ohio governor in 2006, is a conservative Republican.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 14:01:17 +0000 Howard Wilkinson & t 9222 at http://wvxu.org Blackwell and Springer, side-by-side