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The WOSU TV Shop has what you’re looking for! Check out our deals on locally produced documentaries including the Columbus Neighborhood series, Admiral Byrd: Forged On Ice, The Birth of Ohio Stadium, and many more.

The WOSU TV Shop also carries highlight videos of all Ohio State commencements. Cherish the memories of your loved one graduating from Ohio State with a commemorative DVD.

Can’t find what you’re looking for in our shop? Did you know you can start shopping from our website, and every purchase you make on Amazon.com, ArkivMusic, PBSShop, NPRShop, a proceed of your purchase will support WOSU Public Media?

If you need help navigating the shop, or need help with payment, feel free to contact the WOSU TV Shop at 614-292-9678.

Columbus Neighborhoods Documentaries

Purchase DVDs of the Emmy Award winning Columbus Neighborhoods project. The series captures the history and culture of our community through the stories of the people who live and work in Columbus.

Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans

Find out how the immigrant experience not only defined the character of Columbus during its foundation and early growth, but how immigrants now are adding to our culture, supporting our economy and reshaping the American dream.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Tri-Village

Although connected through history, Grandview Heights, Marble Cliff and Upper Arlington have evolved into three unique communities; a tribute to the legacies of those leaders and dreamers who collectively made Tri-Village what it is today.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Bexley

In the countryside east of Columbus at the turn of the century, two communities joined to form a village that takes its name from a London borough. Learn about life in the largest Jewish neighborhood in central Ohio, a grassroots effort to save the Drexel Theatre, Bexley’s commitment to schools, and explore the natural beauty of the only municipality to be designated an arboretum.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington

Settled by a group of New Englanders with high ideals, Worthington is a story of dedication and determination in a picture-postcard town.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville

Dating back to Adena earthen mounds, Clintonville has transitioned over the last 200 years from a farming community to a bustling suburb.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: South Side

Once an industrial powerhouse, the neighborhood is trying to reclaim its “Steel and Glass” heritage. Learn more when the next segment in the Emmy award-winning documentary series.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Olde Towne East

Barons, bankers and brewers have made their home here since the 1830s. This recently revitalized area grew out of one of Columbus’ oldest streetcar neighborhoods. Varied and beautiful architectural history can still be seen today in Olde Towne East with ornately crafted homes that once belonged to renowned residents.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Downtown-Franklinton

Columbus’s historical roots are firmly planted in Franklinton, Central Ohio’s first settlement, and the downtown area, the seat of state government. It’s the story of determined pioneers, devastating floods, a vision for a state capital, and flourishing theatres, churches, and businesses.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: University District

Town meets gown in this urban area encompassing the neighborhoods around The Ohio State University. The Old North was the first neighborhood here, and a series of remarkable transformations has seen this area change from farm to campus to streetcar suburbs to a center of education, recreation, and culture.

The most densely populated area in Columbus, the University District is also the location of nearly 650 businesses, churches, schools, and social agencies.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: King-Lincoln

At its height in the 1930s, hundreds of people filled its bustling streets. The nation’s top musicians played its many theaters and clubs. African Americans of all walks of life lived and shopped there.

The documentary explores the area’s rich and vibrant music heritage and includes features on Elijah Pierce, Aminah Robinson, Roman Johnson, and other artists. The program also explores the neighborhood’s demise as the interstate separated it from the rest of the city and shows how the renovation of The Lincoln Theatre may be a sign of the community’s rebirth.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: German Village

One of the nation’s early and most successful urban revitalization campaigns, this charming and vital neighborhood was once home to working-class German immigrants.

Now its brick streets, beautiful gardens, and delightful architecture are hallmarks of one of the country’s most prestigious urban addresses. This program includes The Brewery District, Merion Village, and Schumacher Place.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

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Columbus Neighborhoods: Short North

The story of one of the city’s most vibrant and exciting neighborhoods includes the tale of the arches, the rise—and abrupt fall—of the Columbus Union Station, an incredible reunion of Civil War soldiers, the circus magnate who mesmerized a town, and the emergence of local festivals and traditions that have become a part of the Short North’s character. It’s a story of how a grassroots movement transforms a run-down, forgotten neighborhood into Columbus’ center for arts and culture.

Price: $19.95.
Length: 59 minutes with bonus extras

Documentaries

Admiral Byrd: Forged on Ice

From a childhood in Virginia to the most extreme environments on earth, discover the story of one man’s legacy built through sheer will, ambition and perseverance.

DVD – $19.95

John Glenn: A Life Of Service

John Glenn: A Life of Service chronicles this American hero, born in Ohio, who has dedicated himself to a life of duty and public service.Using archival footage and interviews with Senator Glenn, lawmakers, journalists, and historians, the documentary is an inspiring look at Glenn’s incredible career.

From a war pilot to being the first American to orbit the Earth to his days in the Senate – and at 77 years of age becoming the oldest person to go into space – the viewer is transported to the pivotal moments in John Glenn’s life when he put country before self.

The DVD contains the documentary as well as several deleted scenes.

DVD – $19.95

Beyond the Gridiron: The Life and Times of Woody Hayes

A fascinating profile of one of the most gifted and complex coaches of the 20th century. Woody Hayes was one of most gifted and complex coaches of the 20th century.

Luckily, he was also one of the most photographed. Here you’ll find images, letters, media clips which give added insight into Woody’s life away from the football field. The political figure, the military man, and the humanitarian who was also a lightning rod for controversy.

DVD – $19.95

Lustron: The House America’s Been Waiting For

The rise and fall of the Lustron Corporation, its innovative founder, Carl Strandlund, and the urban house which made them famous in post-World War II America.

The one-hour documentary, Lustron: The House America’s Been Waiting For, tells the story of Chicago inventor, Carl Strandlund, and his crusade to revolutionize homebuilding by mass-producing steel houses —100 each day — on an assembly line.

DVD – $19.95

Birth of Ohio Stadium

Met with initial opposition, the famed Ohio Stadium became one of several preeminent landmarks in Ohio and a nationally recognized symbol of collegiate football.

DVD – $19.95

Many Happy Returns to Lazarus

Many Happy Returns to Lazarus tells how Simon Lazarus came to Columbus from Prussia and opened a store on High Street in 1851 and shows how the Lazarus building, in the heart of the city, would find a place in the hearts of generations of Central Ohioans.

More than a department store, Lazarus became the place of milestones: first haircut, summer job, first bus ride alone, prom dress, interview suit. It’s even the place where countless men and women met—usually as workers in the store, though occasionally as customers—and became husband and wife.

The documentary, and this accompanying Web site, stands as a video scrapbook of the downtown store and features interviews with dozens of customers and former employees, many of them sharing photos and mementos.

DVD – $19.95

Louis Bromfield, The Man Who Had Everything

The Man Who Had Everything, the only documentary about Louis Bromfield, chronicles the life of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, successful Hollywood screenwriter and a true Renaissance man. This celebrated author and screenwriter became one of America’s most famous farmers. The documentary is narrated by film legend and close friend Lauren Bacall.

DVD – $19.95

Ohio State Commencement

Spring 2020 Virtual Commencement

The Ohio State University will hold a historic virtual commencement on May 3 with Apple CEO Tim Cook delivering the commencement address. Watch starting at 12 p.m. Eastern on Sunday, May 3 through the video player below or on WOSU TV.

Commencement DVDs will ship 6-8 weeks after the event is over.

Summer 2019 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science, Director, Carbon Management and Sequestration Center, School of Environment and Natural Resources, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University

This is the highlights video. This product does not have the entire commencement ceremony.

DVD – $19.95

Spring 2019 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Fareed Zakaria, host of CNN’S Fareed Zakaria GPS and columnist, The Washington Post

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2018 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Pat Tiberi, former congressman and President and CEO of Ohio Business Roundtable

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2018 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Alan C. Michaels, Dean and Edwin M. Cooperman Chair in Law, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2018 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2017 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Senator Rob Portman, Ohio

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2017 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio 3rd District

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2017 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Abigail Wexner, community leader, philanthropist and university trustee

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2016 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Timothy Gerber, professor of music, The Ohio State University

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2016 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Jeni Britton Bauer, founder Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

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Spring 2016 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases The National Institutes of Health

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2015 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Frank Shankwitz, co-founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2015 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Bruce A. McPheron, vice president for Agricultural Administration and Dean

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2015 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Archie Griffin, president and CEO, The Ohio State University Alumni Association

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2014 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: David H. Steigerwald, professor of History, Ohio State University

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2014 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Joseph A. Alutto, former Ohio State University provost

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2014 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Chris Matthews, host of Hardball on MSNBC

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2013 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: R. L. Stine, author

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Summer 2013 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Ann Hamilton, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Art

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2013 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: President Barack Obama

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2012 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Jack Hanna, Director Emeritus, Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and Host of Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild and Jack Hanna’s Wild Countdown

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2012 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Terry Stewart, President and CEO, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2012 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Susan E. Rice, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations

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DVD – $19.95

Winter 2012 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Richard K. Herrmann, professor and chair, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2011 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Cheryl L. Krueger, Founder, Cheryl & Co

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2011 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: David O. Frantz, Professor Emeritus of English, The Ohio State University

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2011 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: John A. Boehner, Speaker of the House, Representative, Ohio’s 8th Congressional District

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DVD – $19.95

Winter 2011 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Donna A. James, Managing Director, Lardon & Associates, LLC

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Autumn 2010 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: David L. Tomasko, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and associate dean for Undergraduate Education and Student Services in The Ohio State University College of Engineering

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2010 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Michael B. Coleman, Mayor, City of Columbus, Ohio

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2010 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: David Gergen, Professor of Public Service and Director, Center for Public Leadership, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

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DVD – $19.95

Winter 2010 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Curtis J. Moody, President and CEO, Moody Nolan Architectural Firm

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2009 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Kevin Boyle, Ohio State Humanities Distinguished Professor of History

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2009 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Thomas J. Moyer, Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Ohio

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2009 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Former Senator John Glenn

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Winter 2009 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Yvette McGee Brown, president of the Center for Child and Family Advocacy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus.

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DVD – $19.95

Autumn 2008 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Richard A. Hollingsworth, vice president for Student Life and adjunct associate professor of educational policy and leadership, The Ohio State University.

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DVD – $19.95

Spring 2008 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: Brian Williams, anchor and managing Editor, NBC Nightly News

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DVD – $19.95

Summer 2008 Commencement

Commencement Speaker: David L. Denlinger, distinguished university professor in the Department of Entomology

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DVD – $19.95