National Affairs: To Foster Family Peace

In his orange Cadillac with leopard-skin upholstery, Dogpatch (Okla.) Dance Hall Owner James Clifton Hawkins picked up Lola Fay Moudy, 17, a waitress in a Dogpatch tavern, one night in November 1955. He drove her to nearby Mena, Ark. to have a headlight fixed, then took her to Tulsa, Okla. and set her up in the world's oldest profession. Hawkins soon found that he had made one big mistake: by transporting Lola Fay across a state line for immoral purposes, he had violated the federal Mann Act; he was found guilty and sentenced to...

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