Charity Vogel, a native of Buffalo, is at work on a book about the Angola Horror train wreck of 1867 (forthcoming from Cornell University Press). She and her husband and two daughters live in an 1898 Victorian home in western New York. She has worked in journalism for fourteen years and enjoys researching historical subjects.
- June 2011: The Forefather of Charm
“The Genuine Fakir of Ava,” nineteenth-century America’s most famous magician, was also the godfather of the modern game show.