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: June 1, 2009
As part of General Motor’s bankruptcy filing, it’s closing its ACDelco warehouse facility in Groveport, south of Columbus. Eighty-one workers at the Groveport warehouse stand to lose their jobs.
While it’s not known as a tropical paradise, Central Ohio is in full bloom. Peonies are bursting. Irises are stretching tall. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz looks at Ohio’s gardening roots.
A man who locked a woman in the trunk of her car and then lit it on fire while she was alive has just lost an appeal for mercy from the governor. That means the execution of Daniel Wilson remains scheduled for Wednesday morning. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Ohio’s GM plants were not immune to the auto manufacturing cuts. One of those plants is a stamping plant in Mansfield. WOSU traveled to Richland County to speak with some of its workers.