Getting a Television

Orrin Higgins, Interviewed by Noah Levinson, November 17, 2014

Location of Interview: Hartwick, New York

 

orrin higginsOrrin Higgins was born in 1940 in Hunter, New York. He worked in law enforcement for more than twenty years. Higgins was a state trooper, a judge, and the town justice of Hartwick, New York. In this story, he talks getting a television.

OH: I grew up right after the Second World War. We grew up poor and we were very lucky, I guess, to eventually have a TV in the home, and that made quite a change for us all, just having a television in the home. We were in there watching Tom Mix or Roy Rogers or Lassie or some of those other shows at the time.

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