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: July 21, 2008
The uncertain future of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra seemingly creates an opportunity for other orchestras looking to tap the Central Ohio market. A contract dispute between the CSO board and musicians canceled the summer Pops series and threatens the fall schedule. WOSU set out to see if other symphonies are honing in a possible marketing opportunity.
Compared to the Rocky Mountains or the coast of Maine, the landscape of central Ohio seems pretty boring.But WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says if you think our landscape is boring, you’re not looking closely enough.
The rush to harness wind energy in Ohio has spawned controversy along the ridges in western Ohio. Several wind energy companies want to build hundreds of giant turbines to generate electricity. But some property owners object.