Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Trump's America: Williamsport, Pennsylvania, home of the Little League World Series

Williamsport is the county seat of Lycoming County.  Its population peaked in 1930.

Source:  Wikipedia

Source:  CNN

She’s 54, white, rural and a lifelong Republican. Why is she protesting Donald Trump?  (washington Post, 1/21/2017)
A mountainous town of 30,000 residents in central Pennsylvania, its economy and culture have long been tethered to the vagaries of hard industry — first lumber, then manufacturing, then natural gas — and it anchors a county that is 92 percent white and went 71 percent for Trump.

Related posts:
Johnson Creek, Wisconsin.  (1/21/2017)
Get me rewrite: Buncha white people in Boone County, Iowa, talk about Trump.  (1/15/2017)
UPDATE. Luzerne County, Pennsylvania is a Trump election success story.  (1/14/2017)
Monticello, Iowa. New York Times joins the search for Trump's America, a very white place.  (1/13/2017)
UPDATE. Boston Globe reporter continues to explore Trump's America, where mostly white people live.  (1/13/2017)

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