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 14, 2008
With the upsurge in prices for gasoline and food, central Ohio consumers are looking for ways to make each dollar go farther.
There are many unmistakable signs of Spring sprouting up around Central Ohio – tiny snow crocuses, daffodils and hyacinths. For many people spring cleaning is not far behind. Commentator Ed Lentz looks through the prism of history at the origins of Spring cleaning.
The town hall meeting makes for a nice Norman Rockwell painting but it’s not the most convenient of public forums. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says with our increasingly busy lives, we should embrace on-line and electronic community building tools.
As American athletes prepare for the summer Olympics in China, the competitors will be hard-pressed to gain the exposure inside China of Ohio State University graduate student, Patrick McAloon. McAloon is among recent winners of an Academic and Performance Competition seen by hundreds of millions of Chinese. But, McAloon won for performing something uniquely American.
For many people the housing market is not the best place to be right now. It’s almost inevitable that at least once a day one will hear something about home foreclosures, the credit crunch and the R word – that’s recession. In this report, WOSU takes a look at how the nation’s economy is affecting the condominium market in Franklin County.