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: April 12, 2013
Saturday night gang violence 1950s style explodes across the stage at Dublin Coffman High School. Students are presenting the classic musical drama West Side Story. One of the show’s directors is himself a former actor who turned to teaching others how to fight on stage.
Comedian Jonathan Winters, whose breakneck improvisations inspired Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and many others, has died at age 87.
Ohio native and Ohio Wesleyan alum Branch Rickey made history when he signed Jackie Robinson and broke the color barrier in baseball. The university is holding a series of events to mark the release of the new feature film ’42′.
A report says the leading candidate to be the Ohio Republican Party’s next chairman owes more than $500,000 in state and federal taxes.
Ohio Republicans will pick a new party chairman later this month. . The new chairman will try to unify a party divided over taxes, the expansion of Medicaid and gay marriage But as WOSU Commentator Bill Hershey suggests, if history’s a guide, the new GOP chair won’t stop the squabbling.