America's Municipal Meltdown: It's Tough Times for Troubled Towns

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Just one of many examples, chosen by me - familiar with its war effort summer of 42 - Editor:
Similarly, the Wall Street Journal profiled the plight of Rockford, Illinois, an industrial city about 90 miles northwest of Chicago with 12.5% unemployment, the highest in the state, a shortfall of $7.6 million in the city's budget, streets filled with "gaping potholes" and a "city center... rife with vacant storefronts."

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