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WESTERN RESERVE STUDIES SYMPOSIUM

 

13th Annual

Western Reserve Studies Symposium

POLITICS!

 Squire Valleevue Farm

Sheep Barn

Hunting Valley, Ohio

October 9-10, 1998

Friday October 9, 1998
SHEEP BARN

1:00 Registration

1:30 Welcome
Gladys Haddad
Director, Case Western Reserve University

1:45 Greetings
David Hammack, Case Western Reserve University

2:15 "Western Reserve Politics: An Historical Overview"
George W. Knepper, University of Akron

BREAK

3:00 "Ohio Politics and Politicians"
A Roundtable
Alexander Lamis, Case Western Reserve University, Moderator
George W. Knepper, Universtiy of Akron
Brent Larkin, The Plain Dealer
Sandra Theis, Cincinnati Enquirer
Brian Usher, The Ohioan

4:15 "Mobile Monuments:The Art and Politics of Placing Pedestals"
William Busta, Art Consultant

MANOR HOUSE

5:30 RECEPTION

6:30 DINNER

8:30 PROGRAM
"Politics and the Media"
Chair: David Anderson, Hiram College

Editorial Cartoonists
Chip Bok Beacon-Journal
Jeff D'Arcy The Plain Dealer
Edward Freska Sun Newspapers

Saturday, October 10, 1998
Sheep Barn

9:00 Registration

9:30 NATIONAL POLITICS: WHERE IS AMERICA GOING FROM HERE?
Louis Stokes, United States Congressman, Ohio 11th District

BREAK
10:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS SHEEP BARN
POLITICS AND URBAN REFORM
Chair, Kathleen L. Barber, John Carroll University

"In Tom's Shadow: Cleveland's Forgotten Progressives"
Paul Hillmer, Concordia College

"Proportional Representation and Cold War Politics in the Western Reserve"
Robert J. Kolesar

"The Politics of the Bench and Bar in the Western Reserve"
Stanley B. Kent, Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas

PINK PIG
POLITICS AND WOMEN
Chair: Marian Morton, John Carroll University

"A Spinster, A Protestant and a Democrat' Florence Allen, Cleveland's First Female Judge"
Joan Organ, Case Western Reserve University

"Communism and Congressman Frances Payne Bolton, 1939-1968"
Mark D. Bowles and Virginia Dawson, History Enterprises, Inc.

"The Political Tradition Out of Which She Comes"
Mary Rose Oakar, Formaer U.S. Congresswoman

12:00 LUNCH

1:00 PROGRAM
"ASSIGNMENT: POLITICS!"
Evelyn Theiss, The Plain Dealer

1:45 CONCURRENT SESSIONS SHEEP BARN
POLITICS AND THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT
Chair: Arthur V.N. Brooks, Baker & Hostettler

"A Pollster's Perspective"
Robert Dykes, Triad Research Group

"An Ex-Politician Confesses: How It Really Works"
Arther V.N. Brooks

"A Citizen's Voice"
Sandy Buchanan, Ohio Citizen Action

PINK PIG
POLITICS AND STUDENT ACTIVISM
Chair: Nancy Birk, Kent State University

"The 60's in Northeast Ohio"
Abe Zaidan, Freelance Jounalist

"The May 4th Task Force: A Mandate"
Michael Lee, Kent State UIniversity

"Black United Students A Mission"
Traci Easley, Kent State University

3:00 CLOSE

For more information call Professor Gladys Haddad, Symposium Director, at
Case Western Reserve University (216) 3
68-4117, or email Professor Haddad