November 19, 2023 | November 19, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On November 19th of that year, a special Federal Grand Jury investigating illegal gambling and organized crime in Erie reconvened. US Attorney Richard Thornburgh told reporters new witnesses were the cause for reopening the investigation.
This Day in History is presented by WQLN’s Emmy-nominated weekly history series Chronicles. Available on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.