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# 311 - Merry Debatesmas on Arawak City Day


59:12 minutes (54.2 MB)

Tonight on the show, a review of Bryan's article in this month's The Columbus Free Press on Columbus Day, plus a look ahead to the Democratic Presidential Debate on October 15 at Otterbein College in Westerville, Ohio. And the weekend's events.

# 310 - The DJBC Italian Halloween Disco Happy Hour


59:05 minutes (54.1 MB)

Tonight on the show, the Short North's two fall events - Highball Halloween and the Columbus Italian Festival are highlighted. Highball Halloween moves up two weeks this year (October 11 & 12), and the Italian Festival is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. Plus, other things happening this weekend.

# 307 - 1989: Music and Headlines


2:01:12 minutes (110.97 MB)

1989. City Center and The Wexner Center open. Bo calls it a career and defines what a "Michigan Man" is. Charles Hustle gets banned from baseball FOR Life. It's Martial Law time in Beijing. Communism crumbles along the Berlin Wall. "Read My Lips! NO NEW TAXES!" The 1980s went out on a high note.

HEADLINES:
- Communism crumbles as the Berlin Wall comes tumbling down.
- George Herbert Walker Bush becomes the 41st President of the United States.
- Martial law takes place in China as students occupy Tiananmen Square.
- Major League Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti bans Pete Rose from baseball FOR LIFE for betting on the game; Eight days after said decision, Giamatti dies of a heart attack
- The Velvet Revolution takes place in Czechoslovakia.
- The Ayatollah Khomeini dies.
- Nicolae Ceacescu is captured and executed in Romania.
- Coming Soon

COLUMBUS in 1989:
- City Center Mall opens its doors for the First Time.
- The Wexner Center for the Arts opens on the campus of THE Ohio State University.
- "Son of Heaven" Exhibit takes place at the defunct Central High School.
- OSU promotes Randy Ayers to Head Basketball Coach after Gary Williams bolts for Maryland.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
World Series ("The Earthquake By The Bay") - Oakland A(thletic)s (First Crosstown World Series since 1956)
Super Bowl XXIII - San Francisco 49ers
Stanley Cup - Calgary Flames
NBA - Detroit Pistons
NCAA Football - Miami Hurricanes
NCAA Men's Basketball - Michigan Wolverines
NCAA Women's Basketball - Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Heisman Trophy: Andre Ware Jr., Quarterback (University of Houston)
Big Ten Football/The Game: Michigan Wolverines (in Bo's FINAL Year as Head Coach; started season as AP # 1)

EMMYS:
Comedy Series: Cheers (NBC)
Drama Series: L.A. Law (NBC)
Miniseries: War and Remembrance (ABC)
Made for TV Movie (TIE): Day One (CBS) and Roe vs. Wade (NBC)
Daytime Drama: Santa Barbara (NBC)

# 302-B - 1979: Music and Headlines (Part 2 of 2)


1:32:40 minutes (84.84 MB)

Part 2 of 1979, Music and Headlines

COLUMBUS in 1979:
- Columbus City Schools begin mandated busing.
- East High School, coached by Larry Walker, wins the Class AAA (now Division I) State Championship, beating Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph, 74-65. Clark Kellogg scored 51 points for VASJ in a losing effort. Both he and East's Granville Waiters would become teammates for Coach Eldon Miller and the B*ckeyes the following Fall.
- Ohio State fires Woody Hayes after that incident involving a Clemson player. The B*ckeyes hire Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. Bruce and his fedora lead the B*ckeyes to an 11-0 Season, winning the Big Ten (and Bruce was the last B*ckeye Big Ten Coach of the Year), but then choking to Pac-10 Champs USC (which had a couple of Heisman winners - Charles White & Marcus Allen, and future NFL staples like Allen, Jeff Fisher, and a Matthews brother) in the Rose Bowl by one point.
- The Columbus Clippers win their first Governor's Cup (International League Championship).
- Columbus North High School on Arcadia Avenue closes its doors.
- Columbus Mayor Tom Moody coasts to an easy re-election.
- The Franklin County Courthouse and Government Center (369, 373, and 375 S. High St.) opens its doors for the very first time.
- Tom Watson wins the Memorial Tournament in Dublin.
- The State of Ohio pays $ 675,000 in retribution to the victims and survivors of Kent State.

ACADEMY AWARDS:
- John Wayne made his final public appearance at the 1979 Oscars before his death from cancer.
Best Picture: The Deer Hunter
Best Actress: Jane Fonda, Coming Home
Best Actor: Jon Voight, Coming Home
Best Supporting Actress: Dame Maggie Smith, California Suite
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Walken, The Deer Hunter
Best Original Song: "Last Dance", from Thank God It's Friday

GRAMMYS:
Album of the Year: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack, Various Artists (including, but not limited to the Bee Gees)

# 293 - April 8, 2019 (Lots of Music and Lots of Geats)


59:50 minutes (54.79 MB)

Tonight on the show, music that featured the late drummer extrordinaire Hal Blaine on the drums, and the Weekend Warrior highlights events happening near you, including Beowulf, April 11-20 at MadLab Theatre (http://www.theactorstheatre.org).

# 290 - 1973: Music and Headlines


2:03:07 minutes (112.72 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1973.

HEADLINES:
The U.S. starts to withdraw troops from Vietnam and Cambodia following the Paris Peace Accords.
"The Saturday Night Massacre": Nixon fires several members of his cabinet during the Watergate Scandal
The U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion in Roe vs. Wade.
Former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson dies of a heart attack at his Texas ranch.

SPORTS:
Secretariat wins the Triple Crown
The Miami Dolphins complete a (the NFL's last) perfect regular season.
The Big Ten Commissioners vote 6-4 to send the Ohio State B*ckeyes to the 1974 Rose Bowl, following a 10-10 tie in Ann Arbor in THE Game. The B*ckeyes get beat by USC in the Rose Bowl as a result.
The UCLA Bruins win their unprecedented seventh consecutive (and ninth in the last ten years) NCAA Tournament, beating Memphis (State).

Sports Champions:
NCAA Football: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
NCAA Basketball: UCLA Bruins (7th Straight)
NBA: New York Knicks
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins
World Series: Oakland Athletics
The Game/Big Ten: Nobody (ON the Field); Ohio State (OFF the Field)
Local High School Basketball: Bishop Ready Silver Knights
Heisman Trophy: John Cappelletti, Running Back, Penn State

ENTERTAINMENT:
Bob Fosse becomes the first (and only) person to win the Directing Triple Crown in the same year - winning an Academy Award, Tony Award, and Emmy Award for Directing
Sacheen Littlefeather refuses to accept an Academy Award on behalf of Marlon Brando
The Emmy Awards turn 25, where the Limited Series Category is awarded for the very first time

Academy Awards (for 1972 Films):
Best Picture - The Godfather
Best Actor - (See Above)
Best Actress - Liza Minnelli, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actor - Joel Grey, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actress - Bexley's own Eileen Heckart, Butterflies are Free
Best Director - Bob Fosse, Cabaret

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