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Monday, Feb. 25, 2013

Hungry in America

 Most middle-class Americans grew up thinking that hunger happens elsewhere, in India or Ethiopia or some other famished land on the far side of the world. But hunger
10.26.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
During Prohibition Toots Shor was the only Jew in New York�s Irish mob. And when he became a big time player in his own right, he never discriminated. Shor was a Damon Runyon picture of the big-hearted lug. Everybody loved him. The swinging nightclub that bore his name was the toast of the town during the swanky 1940s and �50s. On any given night the bar was crowded with judges and gangsters, ...