history http://wvxu.org en How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency http://wvxu.org/post/how-fdr-defied-polio-win-presidency <p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank"><em>&nbsp;&nbsp;</em></a></p><p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank"><em>The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency </em></a></p><p><a href="http://books.simonandschuster.com/Man-He-Became/James-Tobin/9780743265157" target="_blank">&nbsp;</a></p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 21917 at http://wvxu.org How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency A local and historical look at World War I in this 100th anniversary year http://wvxu.org/post/local-and-historical-look-world-war-i-100th-anniversary-year <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 29094 at http://wvxu.org A local and historical look at World War I in this 100th anniversary year Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox http://wvxu.org/post/citizen-general-jacob-dolson-cox <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Jacob Dolson Cox was a divinity student, Ohio governor, University of Cincinnati president, attorney, a contemporary of James A. Garfield and James Monroe, military historian, and a battlefield commander in the Union Army, rising to the rank of major general. A new biography of prominent Ohioan Jacob Dolson Cox by Eugene Schmiel reveals for the first time Cox’s remarkable Civil War service. Dr. Schmiel joins us to discuss his new book, <a href="http://www.ohioswallow.com/book/Citizen-General" target="_blank"><em>Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox and the Civil War Era</em>.</a></p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 29020 at http://wvxu.org Citizen-General: Jacob Dolson Cox The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics http://wvxu.org/post/boys-boat-and-1936-olympics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Boys-Boat-Americans-Olympics/dp/067002581X" target="_blank">THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics</a></em>, by <a href="http://www.danieljamesbrown.com/" target="_blank">Daniel James Brown</a>, tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. Daniel James Brown joined us to talk about the improbable story of nine working-class boys from the American west who beat the odds and found hope in the most desperate of times.</p><p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 29021 at http://wvxu.org The Boys in the Boat and the 1936 Olympics Studying Life in the Colonies http://wvxu.org/post/studying-life-colonies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:00:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28602 at http://wvxu.org Studying Life in the Colonies