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: October 9, 2006
Today’s Columbus Day observance at the Santa Maria replica was free of protest from Native American representatives. At last year’s event the ship was picketed and activists called for it to be destroyed.
The Columbus Zoo has a new family member. It’s a baby gorilla comes to Columbus from a Colorado Springs zoo. It’s in Columbus because its mother abandoned it. The Colorado zoo hopes a surrogate mother in Columbus will adopt the baby.
Republican Ken Blackwell and Democrat Ted Strickland recently debated Ohio’s economic conditions and outlined their plan for helping Ohio companies and workers. The debate occurred against the backdrop of an unemployment rate that is a full point higher than the national average and the loss of 216,000 manufacturing jobs during the past six. Potential voters through-out Ohio will weigh the economy in their choices on election day.