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.
A decades-long study of individual earnings ranks Columbus poorly. The study by economists at Harvard and Berkeley shows it’s hard to get ahead in Columbus. Among the 50 largest cities in America, Columbus ranks 45th, tied with Detroit, and worse than Cincinnati or Cleveland.