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.
As American athletes prepare for the summer Olympics in China, the competitors will be hard-pressed to gain the exposure inside China of Ohio State University graduate student, Patrick McAloon. McAloon is among recent winners of an Academic and Performance Competition seen by hundreds of millions of Chinese. But, McAloon won for performing something uniquely American.