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.
Ohio and the city of Westerville played prominent roles in the constitutional ban on the manufacture and sale of alcohol. The city was the home of the powerful Anti-Saloon League which led the fight for the 18th Amendment. WOSU’s Sam Hendren has the story of the Central Ohio community once known as “The Dry Capital of the World.”