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 21, 2010
Polls show most Ohioans don’t know much about the state’s Third Frontier Program, and that is worrying backers of a May ballot issue that seeks to renew it for four years. The program lets state government borrow money and hand it to companies that show promise in expanding and creating new jobs. Supporters of the renewal measure have just launched a series of TV ads to sell the ballot issue to voters.
While attention is focused this week on financial regulatory reform on Capitol Hill, congress is also considering stricter food safety standards. Ohio consumers, and some small and medium sized produce farmers in Ohio are watching what congress does.
President Obama has decided that NASA should focus on asteroids or Mars rather than returning to the Moon. The future of human space flight has generated lots controversy. But WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says we should look at NASA’s minds as well as its missions.