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.
U.S. Senator Portman, Former Opponent Fisher Reunite
The 2010 opponents in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race have had a cordial reunion, with the defeated Democrat pointing to winner Rob Portman’s frequent mentions now as a possible Republican presidential running mate.
Former Ohio Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher heads CEOs for Cities, a group of business, political and civic leaders working together on urban issues.
Fisher invited Portman to be closing speaker Friday for a Cincinnati conference that drew nearly 300 people. He says that while he disagreed with Portman on some issues, he has always liked and respected him. And he spoke glowingly of Portman’s credentials for a national ticket.
Portman continues to downplay the speculation, saying he’s in the right place as senator to play a role in improving an economy that he says is in tough shape.