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: May 15, 2009
Yesterday Chrysler notified dozens of Ohio dealers that their franchises would be terminated. Today General Motors is doing the same thing. Ohio Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy is calling for a one-month delay in the terminations.
On Thursday Chrysler announced it was trimming its franchise dealer ranks by about 25 percent around the U.S. The cuts affect more than 3 dozen dealers in Ohio. General Motors is expected to make its own announcement of cuts soon. But Ohio dealers may have some recourse under state law.
It’s been 100 years since the first junior high school was introduced in the United States. That school was Indianola Junior High School which is now Indianola Middle School here in Columbus. A centennial celebration will take place at the school on Friday, May 15, 2009.