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.
Ron Paul Tops Ohio GOP Straw Poll
Ron Paul won Ohio’s first Republican presidential straw poll.
The Texas Congressman captured 53.5 percent of the vote at the event hosted at Ohio State University by the Franklin County Republican Party. Herman Cain finished second with 25.5 percent. Mitt Romney third with 8.9.
Voters in the straw poll paid $25, listened to messages from all the campaigns and then voted for a single candidate.
Here’s the final results, with 428 ballots cast:
Ron Paul 53.5%
Herman Cain 25.5%
Mitt Romney 8.9%
Newt Gingrich 5.4%
Rick Perry 2.8%
Jon Huntsman 2.1%
Rick Santorum 0.9%
Michele Bachmann 0.5%