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 29, 2008
The week began with new record-high gasoline prices.
Just a few weeks after an Ohio anti-smoking agency tried to prevent state legislators from siphoning away some of its money, lawmakers are moving to wipe out the agency altogether.
A six-figure anonymous donation was made to the Columbus Symphony Orchestra so the show can go on until May. While that’s good news for many, including the CSO’s board and musicians, the stalemate between the two shows no improvement.
There’s a saying – When one person dies it’s a tragedy, when thousands die, it’s a statistic. As the Iraq War continues, WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee reminds us to look beyond the statistics.
Click the Listen Icon to hear Marilyn’ Smith’s interview with Columbus Symphony Orchestra President Robert “Buzz” Trafford.
More than 150 people showed up for a public hearing at city hall about Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s streetcar proposal. Some people waited more than three hours to address the city council.