Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
OSU students explore Ohio ties to WWII Japanese-American internment camps
60 years ago, the US government freed thousands of Japanese Americans who had been forced to live in internment camps.
A lesser known fact is that an estimated 3,600 young adult Japanese-Americans were allowed to leave the camps early to attend college – in Ohio and elsewhere in the Midwest.
Many remained in the Midwest and their memories of their experiences remain vivid.
An Ohio State University professor and her students are helping record the former internees’ stories.
WOSU News Reporter Christina Morgan and WOSU Theater Critic Joy Reilly completed a three part series.
Click the Listen icon to hear Joy’s interview with OSU professor Judy WU and Christina’s in-depth reports.