France Election Results; Erie Hack; Statehouse Update

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Voters in France are the latest to express their dissatisfaction at the polls with the political status quo.   In less than two weeks, voters will decide between a political novice and a far-right firebrand for president.  Both are outsiders to the typical political structure that has governed France for nearly six decades.  What impact does the French presidential election hold for the US?  We'll talk to an expert in French and US politics.  Then, galvanizing the power of technology and the entrepreneurial spirit in an effort to solve challenges facing Lake Erie. We'll talk to those behind the upcoming Erie Hack and Water Innovation Summit.   Plus, John Kasich prepares for a national book tour.

Guests: 
  • Vincent Michelot, Ph.D., Professor of American Politics; Emeritus Director of Sciences Po Lyon  
  • Jeff Hoffman, Founding Director EX[L], Experiential Learning Center for Entrepreneurship & Civil Engagement;  University of Akron 
  • Bryan Stubbs, Executive Director, Cleveland Water Alliance 
  • Danny Kilkenny, Hydrosense, Erie Hack Finalist
  • Elizabeth Miller, Reporter, Great Lakes Today
  • Karen Kasler, Ohio Statehouse News Bureau Chief

Mentioned On Air:

  • Dr. Vincent Michelot
  • Discussion on the French Presidential Elections
  • Tuesday, April 25
  • 4:30pm - 5:30 pm
  • Tinkham Veale University Center 
  • 11038 Bellflower Rd
  •  Cleveland, OH 44106

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Analysis: French Elections Down to Two Political Outsiders

Apr. 25, 2017
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Erie Hack Looks to Technology, Entrepreneurs for...

Apr. 25, 2017
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