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‘On the Waterfront’ Endures

My late father worked as a longshoreman on the New York waterfronts and piers for many years from the 1950s through the 1970s. He had a strong back as it was all done by hand with hooks and brawn. Now it's all mechanized with cranes and fork lifts.

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Along New York Harbor, ‘On the Waterfront’ Endures

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Much has changed since the days when mobsters controlled the waterfront, but investigators say organized crime still has a presence there.


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