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.
Ohio Supreme Court Justice Lundburg Stratton To Retire
After 16 years, the second longest serving justice on the Ohio Supreme Court says she’s stepping down.
Justice Evelyn Lundberg Stratton announced she’s leaving the bench to focus on causes she feels are important to the court system overall, such as mental health issues and juvenile justice concerns.
“By no longer being a justice, once I step down at the end of this year, I can advocate for issues and maybe policy changes that even are broader than the administration of justice. So that would be a freedom that I would be able to engage in,” Stratton says.
Stratton says she’s making her announcement to give her replacement plenty of time to campaign.
“I got appointed in March and had to be elected that November. That’s crazy, to run a statewide race with no preparation. I didn’t want to do that to anybody.”
Stratton, who is one of six Republicans on the seven-member court, was appointed to the high court in 1996.