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 16, 2010
Ohio voters who don’t want to vote for Democrat Ted Strickland or Republican challenger John Kasich for governor do have other choices this November. A few minor party candidates are also running. Among them is Libertarian Ken Matesx. Following the libertarian philosophy, he’s pushing for big cuts in government programs and big cuts in taxes.
A California woman remains in federal custody after prosecutors say she tried to smuggle marijuana in a dozen suitcases on board a private plane. Investigators suspect she had done the same thing several times. The case raises questions about luggage screening on private aircraft. WOSU reports there are very few federal security mandates surrounding private aviation.
We live in a world of an expanding scope of products many of which have steadily dropping prices. A computer that once cost $3,000 now costs $300. While advances in technology and transportation and increasing corporate efficiency have their benefits, WOSU commentator Andrew miller wonders about the long-term cost.