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.
WOSU News Archives For: April 20, 2006
The jury in the trial of fired Mifflin High School principal Regina Crenshaw heard opening arguments Thursday. Crenshaw faces a misdemeanor charge of failing to immediately report the sexual assault of a 16-year-old female student.
Studies released this week indicate Americans are cutting back on the amount of gasoline they use.
The Southern Theatre in downtown Columbus was completely full Thursday with family, friends and colleagues of Ray Hanley, former president of the Greater Columbus Arts Council who died suddenly early Sunday morning. They were there to remember the life and work of Hanley who championed the arts of Greater Columbus. WOSU’s Mandie Trimble attended the memorial service .
Voter Reghistration rolls in Ohio are fat. 600,000 more people are eligible to cast ballots on May 2nd than in the 2002 primary. And, voters don’t even have to show up at the polls since Ohio now allows early voting in addition to absentee voting. Ohio State University law professor Ruth Colker keeps close watch on elections. Recently she says as the early voting movement takes hold in more states….the future of accessible polls by the disabled grows more unclear.