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: November 12, 2012
For the first time in nearly a month, Ohio drivers are seeing an increase in gas prices as the week begins.
An Ohio legislator thinks the state should offer taxpayers the option of getting their Ohio refunds on prepaid debit cards.
Ohioans who get food stamp benefits could see that aid shrink by about $50 a month next year, partly because of a change in how the government calculates utility expenses for recipients.
Tonight WOSU TV airs the latest in a series of documentaries telling the story of Columbus Neighborhoods. Tonight’s program looks at the history of Old Towne East. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says the majestic neighborhood just east of downtown has also seen its challenges.
The latest installment in the Columbus Neighborhoods series is a profile of the section known as Olde Towne East. Once the “silk stocking” of the city, sections of Olde Town East around Main Street began to decline. Two years ago local residents stepped in and voted the area “dry.”