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.
In Downtown Columbus lots of new buildings, bridges and parks are under construction. The work reminds WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz that no matter how much things change in Central Ohio, some things do not change very much at all.
If you haven’t already noticed, these indeed are the dog days of summer here in Central Ohio. These lazy, hot days have WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz recalling some of his days with dogs.
After a winter filled with the sounds of snow plows, lawn mowers are once again humming in Central Ohio neighborhoods. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz notes that while some signs of spring have changed over the years, other signs have not.
As WOSU TV launches its Columbus Neighborhoods Series with a profile of the Short North. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says the neighborhood has seen its share of changes over the decades.
As the state and federal governments move toward brining passenger rail service back to Columbus, they are moving to resurrect an old form of transportation. WOSU Commentator and historian Ed Lentz traces some of the changes.
For all the rhetoric in Washington about health care reform the bottom line is people want a system that will keep them living healthy for a long time. WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says while the healthcare reform might be new, the quest for better health and health care dollars is not.
It’s the first Tuesday in November – Election day across Central Ohio and the nation. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz explains how this day has changed .or remained the same over the years.
There never seems to be enough time in the day . We say it often. With the approach of winter, there is even less time in the day, or at least less sunshine. The growing night has WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz staring at his watch
While it’s not known as a tropical paradise, Central Ohio is in full bloom. Peonies are bursting. Irises are stretching tall. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz looks at Ohio’s gardening roots.
Tuesday is St. Patrick’s Day – the day when Irish Americans celebrate their heritage. Local Historian and WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz says the celebration should not be limited to those wearing green.