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Prohibition

Prohibition

Adolphus Busch

Adolphus Busch was the biggest brewer of his day.

3:57

Prohibition

Al Capone Beer Wars

Gang violence of Chicago's bootleggers escalates

5:04

Prohibition

Al Capone Downfall

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

5:04

Prohibition

Al Capone Murder to Massacre

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

7:31

Prohibition

Eliza Jane Thompson

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

7:12

Prohibition

Fiorella LaGuardia

Fiorella LaGuarida was a NY congressman and critic of Prohibition

3:30

Prohibition

George Remus The Circle

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

7:58

Prohibition

Georgetown Bootlegging

Don Ward talks about hiding illegal alcohol in Arlington Cemetery

1:40

Prohibition

Immigration The Time is Now

With the passage of the income tax the Government no longer needed the tax from Alcohol

11:10

Prohibition

Last Call

January 16, 1920 the 18th Amendment came into effect.

5:03

Prohibition

Neal Dow

An early prohibitionist, Neal Dow was the wealthy mayor of Portland, Maine.

2:49

Prohibition

New York Cordial Stores

Lou Alpern sold alcohol at his NYC cordial stores with the help of bribed policemen

1:54

Prohibition

PREVIEW: JAZZ AGE

Ken Burns and Wynton Marsalis talk about putting together the score for PROHIBITION

3:06

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