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: January 15, 2008
A North Carolina prosecutor says an autopsy has left unanswered the question of whether a pregnant Marine from Ohio gave birth before she was killed. But the coroner for the Camp Lejeune area says they have determined that the death of Lance Corporal Maria Lauterbach was from a head injury. Authorities are looking for Marine Corporal Cesar Laurean, a suspect in the death of Lauterbach. They are using billboards as part of an effort to locate Laurean.
Ohio’s top elections official says leaders of Ohio’s Republican party are trying to inject politics into the voting process by holding secret meetings with republican county election officials.
In 2003, millions of Americans – including hundreds of thousands of Ohioans – put their names on the national “Do not call” list so they wouldn’t be bothered by phone calls from telemarketers. What some people didn’t realize was that signing the list stops the calls only for five years. That’s why there’s a question over over what to do now.
The political leanings of Michigan voters will be revealed later today as ballots are counted for the state’s Presidential primary. But, the Michigan vote may also present a preview of Ohio’s picks for the Presidency.