Thursday, July 28, 2011

"The Oldest Profession" makes headline in Waco

In the Waco Tribune-Herald (July 27, 2011), J. B. Smith wrote: "If you were looking for sin in downtown Waco a century ago, you didn't have far to go. Cross Washington Avenue on Second Street and you arrived in a shadowy world where anything went—for a price." In Smith's two-page feature, "When Paying for Sin was Legal in Waco," he interviewed James Pylant and Sherri Knight, authors of The Oldest Profession in Texas: Waco's Legal Red Light District. To read an online version of the interview, visit

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