Prohibition

8:00pm EST

This series, directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the era it encompassed.

Funding is provided by Bank of America; PBS; CPB; The National Endowment for the Humanities; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; members of the Better Angels Society, including the Montrone Family through The Penates Foundation; and Park Foundation, Inc.

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Prohibition

Adolphus Busch

Adolphus Busch was the biggest brewer of his day.

3:57

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Al Capone Beer Wars

Gang violence of Chicago's bootleggers escalates

5:04

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Al Capone Downfall

Al Capone is finally caught by the government for failing to file income tax

5:04

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Al Capone Murder to Massacre

On Feb. 14, 1929, seven men are gunned down and the public is incensed.

7:31

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Eliza Jane Thompson

Eliza Jane Thompson led a group of women in prayer while protesting in front of saloons

7:12

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Fiorella LaGuardia

Fiorella LaGuarida was a NY congressman and critic of Prohibition

3:30

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George Remus The Circle

George Remus, a Chicago lawyer became king of the bootleggers.

7:58

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Previews 6

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PBS Previews: PROHIBITION

Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discuss their upcoming film, PROHIBITION

22:35

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PROHIBITION Preview

A 3 minute look at PROHIBITION

3:01

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