Monday, September 10, 2007

Will Fossett Search Find This Man?


Continuing to mine the intrigue surrounding the Steve Fossett search, today I have a piece on the front page of the San Francisco Chronicle and inside the Chicago Tribune about one family that hopes one of those many other previously unknown wrecks found during this hunt will turn out to belong to Charles Ogle, who vanished FORTY-THREE YEARS AGO. The charming photo above is Ogle with his now-47-year-old son, William Ogle, who is a professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Florida at Gainesvile. I especially love the car in the driveway.

It's a truly fascinating story, exclusively mine, and you can read about it here.

6 comments:

Jeff Leatherock said...

43 Years? I truly cannot fathom the sense of being let down by the government. This is America, not Europe in WW2 or Vietnam. We're supposed to find missing planes, aren't we? I don't blame the government, I just am vividly reminded that we don't always get answers.
BTW, I think it is a 1962 -1964 Oldsmobile in the picture. The horizontal trim on the house window is throwing me off. The back windshield makes me think it could be a 1957-1959 Ford, however.

Gregory.Zephyr said...

Steve: So I read this story yesterday in the Chronicle and wondered if you had seen it. So, I went to email you the link and noticed the byline. Ha! You wrote it. Good story. Lots of SFgate reader comments about it too.

V.S. said...

Here's a pic of the SF Chron's front page with your story on the left below the fold. Nice. Some browsers are set to display it full screen, so it looks neat; others render it too small. The Newseum only keeps its front page captures on its server for 3 or 4 days.

http://www.newseum.org/media/dfp/jpg10/lg/CA_SFC.jpg

LinFromNJ said...

any chance this may have been a suicide?

Anonymous said...

Is this person stealing your story?? http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/09/13/fossett/index.html

TheStripPodcast.Com said...

well, sorta. that happens. i do a story and other publications pick up on it, do their own versions. that's the way it goes sometimes. nothing i can do about it, and occasionally i'm forced to do the same to other reporters. although seldom. it happens.