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Cranksters, August 29, 2008

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60:32 minutes (13.86 MB)

Columbus 2012 Bicentennial Citizen Summit


79:08 minutes (18.12 MB)

January 29, 2008 This special presentation produced by WCRS and Zach Henkel features audio clips from the Tuesday January 29th 2012 Bicentennial Citizen Summit at the Columbus Convention Center. Clips include speeches and words from Mayor Mike Coleman, keynote speaker and author James Surowiecki, and select Question and Answer segments from the Citizen Summit.

Jeff Cohen Talk


23:30 minutes (5.38 MB)

Jan. 27, 2008: Jeff Cohen, Founder of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), and Scott Ritter, US Marine and former UN weapons inspector in Iraq, speak at the IBEW Union Hall. Jeff describes the failure of our media to present balanced viewpoints in the runup to the Iraq war and how the media is setting itself up to "get fooled again" regarding Iran. Scott talks about administration lies and the subversion of our constitution.

This Jan. 27 event was funded in part by the Puffin Foundation.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Environment Segment


58:01 minutes (13.28 MB)

Nov, 2007: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks at Kenyon College. His talk is divided into two sections: The importance of independent media in a democracy, and how good stewardship of the environment and a healthy democracy go hand-in-hand. Further, he describes how the Bush Adm. has gutted over 400 environmental laws and regulations, often "re-defining" the wording of the regulations to soften the impact on polluters.

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Media Segment


19:42 minutes (4.51 MB)

Nov, 2007: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaks at Kenyon College. His talk is divided into two sections: The importance of independent media in a democracy, and how good stewardship of the environment and a healthy democracy go hand-in-hand. Further, he describes how the Bush Adm. has gutted over 400 environmental laws and regulations, often "re-defining" the wording of the regulations to soften the impact on polluters.

Michelle Obama at OSU


48:46 minutes (11.17 MB)

Feb 15 , 2008: Michelle Obama speaks at OSU. She describes how the "bar" for most Americans to live a fullfilling, healthy life is moving farther and farther ahead, out of reach. She speaks of Barack's humble beginnings working as a constitutional lawyer and his involvement in the rough field of Chicago politics with his push for ethics reform. Her talk is heartwarming, inspiring, and very down-to-earth. Afterwards, she signs autographs, chats with people in the reception line, and gives plenty of hugs.

Scott Ritter Q and A


69:00 minutes (15.8 MB)

Jan. 27, 2008: Jeff Cohen, Founder of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), and Scott Ritter, US Marine and former UN weapons inspector in Iraq, speak at the IBEW Union Hall. Jeff describes the failure of our media to present balanced viewpoints in the runup to the Iraq war and how the media is setting itself up to "get fooled again" regarding Iran. Scott talks about administration lies and the subversion of our constitution.

This Jan. 27 event was funded in part by the Puffin Foundation.

Scott Ritter Talk


27:46 minutes (6.36 MB)

Jan. 27, 2008: Jeff Cohen, Founder of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting), and Scott Ritter, US Marine and former UN weapons inspector in Iraq, speak at the IBEW Union Hall. Jeff describes the failure of our media to present balanced viewpoints in the runup to the Iraq war and how the media is setting itself up to "get fooled again" regarding Iran. Scott talks about administration lies and the subversion of our constitution.

This Jan. 27 event was funded in part by the Puffin Foundation.

Cranksters - Episode #1 - Cargo Cycling


58:53 minutes (53.91 MB)

The first Cranksters episode from November 29th, 2007. Zach and guests Levi Klau, Adam Maynard, and Bill Carnes discuss cargo cycling. Bike of the Week Award winner Levi Kla.

Hosted and Produced by Zach Henkel at WCRS Studios Columbus. 

Cranksters Episode 2 Columbus Bum Schuffle


57:58 minutes (53.08 MB)

Cranksters #2 Columbus Bum Schuffle Alley Cat

Zach and guests talk about the December 2007 Columbus Bum Schuffle Alleycat race of December 2007. Guests include Adam Maynard, Ryan Heflin, Reda Ashour, and Erin Pratt. News with Austin Kocher. 

Hosted and Produced by Zach Henkel at WCRS Studio in Columbus

Cranksters - Episode 3 Style Bikes!


58:32 minutes (53.6 MB)

Zach and guests talk about stylized bikes including Tim Murray, Mike Pham, Mike Murtha, Mike Cash and Jessica Burns tells us about cycling in Ithica, NY. Austin Kocher with news.

Cranksters - Episode 4 - Cycling's Influence on Fashion


55:51 minutes (51.13 MB)

Zach and guests Trenton and Heidi from Octopus Caps, Ryan Heflin from Bindle, and Dan McKewan of Seagulls bags talk about how cycling has influenced fashion and clothing over the years and into the future. News from Austin Kocher.

Cranksters - Episode 5- Cycling in Other Cities


53:31 minutes (49 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 6- Cycling Resources in Columbus


52:55 minutes (48.45 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 7- Best of Cranksters 1-6


57:14 minutes (104.8 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 8 - Upcoming and New Cycling Events


52:42 minutes (48.26 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 10- Variety Show: Piano Peddler, Bike Co-Op, Safety and More


54:39 minutes (50.03 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 11- Commuters


56:31 minutes (51.74 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 12- The Lucky Stride and Pittsburgh's own Urban Velo bikezine


56:45 minutes (51.96 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 12/13?- Commuters and Pedicabs


55:00 minutes (50.36 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 14- Local Bike Shop Owners and National Cycling News from Democracy Now! and Free Speech Radio News


56:30 minutes (103.46 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 15- Urban Cycling Safety with Chris Luers and a Bike Polo Broadcast (FUN!)


55:10 minutes (101.01 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 16- Bicentennial Bikeways Plan with Jeff Stephens and Revelation Cycles with Michael Guckes


57:50 minutes (105.89 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 17- Cross Country Trip toTucson with Lauren Frisk


56:00 minutes (102.54 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 18 -Westerville to Arena District Bikeway: WAD Bikeway with Brett Allen


55:57 minutes (102.46 MB)

Cranksters - Best of Episodes 8-18


49:54 minutes (91.36 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 19 - BIKE FRIDAY in Eugene, OR and Bike The C-Bus with Ray George


53:30 minutes (30.61 MB)

Crasnksters - Episode 20 - Chuck Hootman talks about the bicycle courier business


27:10 minutes (24.88 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 21- K.C. King's Spider and Michael Murtha's Gear Ratios


29:04 minutes (26.62 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 22- Jeff Stephens and the Bicentennial Bikeway Plan


28:55 minutes (26.48 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 23- Jonathan Meyers & Patrick Kaufman of Ohio Community Carts


30:27 minutes (27.88 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 24- Eric Davies & Lisa Staggenborg of Simply Living's Alternative Transportation Committee


28:19 minutes (25.93 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 25- Eugene Beer and Zach talk piano cycling and cycle moving


27:59 minutes (25.62 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 26- Tricia Kovacs from the Leauge of American Bicyclists and bicycle education


27:00 minutes (24.72 MB)

Cranksters - Episode 27- Keith Morris discusses cycle blogging and complete streets


24:34 minutes (22.49 MB)

Fight Back August 12 Diebold


27:30 minutes (25.18 MB)

Diebold voting machines in the news, City Council secret meetings

Grow Up! Views on growing an group, growing a garden, and growing up in America - July 25, 2011


29:21 minutes (40.31 MB)

Chandler Wilson, a student in the Columbus Medical Association Foundation's Youth Advisory Council (YAC), talks about why using social media and other digital tools is important and helpful for philanthropy groups seeking advocates and donors. Then, host Anna Siriano sits down with April Calkovsky, the leader of the NECKO community garden, which was built for a community of people with disabilities, as well as their neighbors. Later, she also talks to Britany Hoeffer, leader of the Summit community garden, and two boys who have been helping at the garden for a couple of years. In the final segment, Youth Beat reporter Bridgette Kreuz talks to Brenda, an OSU student, to find out what kind of difficulties she and her family have faced as Mexican-Americans.

Grow Up! August 1, 2011


29:21 minutes (40.31 MB)

INTERVIEW WITH MIKE EDELBROCK (PRESIDENT OF USW, LOCAL 624--- ON STRIKE AT HUSKY ENERGY, LIMA, OHIO)


34:01 minutes (31.14 MB)

Mike Edelbrock, President of USW, LU 624 discusses the “family issues” that forced the 230 members of that steelworker local to walk out, to defend their ability to be active with their families, active in their community and to have decent safety standards working dangerous jobs at Husky Energy Refinery in Lima, Ohio. Solidarity activities and how others can support these courageous strikers was also on the agenda here.

Grow Up! Views on Growing a Group, Growing a Garden, and Growing Up in America - June 24, 2013


29:21 minutes (40.31 MB)

Chandler Wilson, a student in the Columbus Medical Association Foundation's Youth Advisory Council (YAC), talks about why using social media and other digital tools are important and helpful for philanthropy groups seeking advocates and donors. Then, host Anna Siriano sits down with April Calkovsky, the leader of the NECKO community garden, which was built for a community of people with disabilities, as well as their neighbors. Later, she also talks to Britany Hoeffer, leader of the Summit community garden, and two boys who have been helping at the garden for a couple of years. In the final segment, Youth Beat reporter Bridgette Kreuz talks to Brenda, an OSU student, to find out what kind of difficulties she and her family have faced as Mexican-Americans.

Grow Up! Views on Growing a Group, Growing a Garden, and Growing Up in America - June 30, 2014


21:06 minutes (28.99 MB)