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.
Drought Brings Down Forecasts From Ohio Farmers
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Mapping The U.S. Drought
View an NPR interactive map and chart to see how conditions have changed since January 2011.
Ohio farms are suffering from a continued lack of rain.
The national drought is being called the worst since 1956. So far, Ohio isn’t as hard-hit as neighboring Indiana, but in western Ohio especially, farmers have already written off much of their crop. For a closer look at how farmers are coping, Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen spoke with Ryan McClure, who farms 4,000 acres in Pauling County.
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