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Atlantic City rescue plan has been attempted before a century ago

TAGs: Atlantic City, Gov. Chris Christie, rescue plan

Atlantic-City-RescueAs governor of New Jersey in 1910, future president Woodrow Wilson had a plan to rescue Atlantic City from itself. A century later, Gov. Chris Christie has similar ambitions. Will he have any more success than Wilson did? A century ago, AC made its name by openly selling alcohol on Sundays. As one author puts it, “the law had to be violated or ignored for the city to succeed.” Are there any social taboos left that AC can offer punters that aren’t available anywhere else? Salt water hookers? Read more.

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