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 August 2008
Republican presidential candidate John McCain wasted little time Friday, trying to grab the media spotlight from Barack Obama, after Obama accepted the Democratic party’s nomination for president Thursday night.
On one of their first stops after the Democratic National Convention, Barak Obama and Joe Biden will be in Cleveland Saturday.
The 45th Annual Islamic Society of North America convention is estimating a total of 30,000 American Muslims to attend their three-day convention.
The parties, speeches, strategy sessions and spectacle are over, and Ohio’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Denver will begin trickling back into the state today. Last night they heard Barack Obama accept his nomination as their candidate for president. Now the delegates must make Obama’s case to skeptical Ohio voters.
Ohio’s Republicans are readying for a rally in Dayton where their presidential candidate will reveal his running mate. And some of them are also preparing for the work they’ll do at their party’s convention, starting on Labor Day. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler reports.
It appears increasingly likely that Republican nominee-in-waiting John McCain will introduce his vice-presidential pick tomorrow in Ohio.
Numerous local and state agencies that work with homeowners facing the loss of a house are struggling to keep up with the phone calls and foot traffic of those frantically seeking resources to stay in their home.
Barack Obama, will embark on a bus tour of battleground states Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan later this week after Obamareceives the Democratic presidential nomination. John McCain returns to Ohio for a rally Friday.
Hundreds of job seekers attended a job fair at Rickenbacker Airport on Wednesday.
Parents who think their teenagers are ignoring them might be encouraged by research underway at Ohio State University.