Appalachia

SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION: The Home Front Map—Guide to Appalachia

By Louis Segesvary, Ph.D Public Affairs Director • Appalachian Regional Commission Read more >>

Organized crime? Mafia? A lot of people, including J. Edgar Hoover, said it was mere folklore—until one day in 1957 an alert New York state trooper set up a roadblock in a small town. What followed was low comedy with high consequences.

One summer evening in the mid1960’s there was a concert on the porch of an old hotel in western New York State. Read more >>