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: December 27, 2006
Ohio voters changed who will represent them in the US Senate. They also voted to raise the minimum wage, ban smoking, and reject gambling.
The mixture of religion and politics was very much on the minds of church leaders, politicians, and voters in 2006.
2006 had many stories from the courtroom, a former coach found some vindication, a former football star learned his fate, and a man imprisoned for a crime he did not commit was finally compensated.
2006 was a big year for Central Ohio Political News. Congressional races were tight and long-time local officials are leaving the stage.
All this week we are looking back on the top stories of the past year in a series called – the sounds of 2006. WOSU’s Mike Thompson begins his retrospective of Central Ohio news.