Jimmy Stewart’s Wonderful Life Began in Pennsylvania

It’s Christmas Eve 1945 in the small town of Bedford Falls. George Bailey, president of the Bailey Building and Loan Association, stands in despair at the edge of a bridge wishing he had never been born. An unscrupulous competitor, Henry F. Potter, has threatened to shut down the financial institution and see Bailey thrown into prison on the pretense of stealing the townspeople’s money. In fact,...
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Letters

Told Intelligently I just happened upon a copy of your recent issue which contains an article on Schuylkill County’s great football team of the 1920s [“The Pottsville Maroons, Cheated Again and Again,” by Sara Hodon, Fall 2011]. This is one of the best articles on the team I’ve ever read. Many of the stories about the Maroons are loaded with hyperbole, speculation,...
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