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Power of Place: Historical Perspective on Ohio as a Political Battleground

Thursday, November 15, 2007, 7 PM – Brief reception to follow
Ohio Historical Center – Auditorium

Ohio next year will once again be the center of the political universe during the presidential contest. Join distinguished panelists Herb Asher from The Ohio State University, Miami University History Professor Andrew Cayton, State Sen. Ray Miller and former Democratic National Committee Chairman David Wilhelm in a discussion of Ohio ’s historic place as a political battleground. Gail Hogan, producer and host of Showcase Columbus, will moderate the discussion. The event will take place at the Ohio Historical center located at I-71 and 17th Ave. in Columbus .

Please RSVP at or by calling 614-297-2355 to take part in this exploration of Ohio’s “Red State/Blue State” history and a discussion of Ohio ’s political future. A portion of the evening will be dedicated to questions from the audience. Sponsored by the Ohio Humanities Council and the Buckeye Council for History Education.

Admission is $15 for the general public, $10 for OHS members and $5 for students. Please pay at the door. For more details, please visit

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