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Prohibition

Last Call

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

Last Call

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Prohibition

Ken Burns: The Prohibition Idea

Ken Burns discusses episode one of Prohibition.

Ken Burns: The Prohibition Idea

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Prohibition

Ken Burns: Civility and Democracy

Ken Burns discusses civility and democracy at the National Constitution Center.

Ken Burns: Civility and Democracy

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Prohibition

The Immigrant Invasion

Native born Americans were distrustful of immigrants and their traditions.

The Immigrant Invasion

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Prohibition

The Goons

With the Volstead Act, ordinary criminals became wealthy selling illegal alcohol.

The Goons

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Prohibition

The Good Bootlegger

Roy Olmstead, a Seattle police officer turned to bootlegging and made a fortune.

The Good Bootlegger

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Prohibition

Georgetown Bootlegging

Don Ward talks about hiding illegal alcohol in Arlington Cemetery.

Georgetown Bootlegging

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Prohibition

George Remus The Primrose Path

George Remus is caught by the government then put on trial.

George Remus The Primrose Path

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Prohibition

George Remus The Circle

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

George Remus The Circle

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Prohibition

A Genuine American

The 1928 Presidental election was a bitter battle of dirty politics directed at Al Smith.

A Genuine American

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Prohibition

The Gender Barrier is Broken

Sexual mores start to change for Women during Prohibition.

The Gender Barrier is Broken

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Prohibition

Frances Willard & Mary Hanchett Hunt

The history of Frances Willard and Mary Hanchett Hunt in the WCTU.

Frances Willard & Mary Hanchett Hunt

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Prohibition

Fiorella LaGuardia

Fiorella LaGuarida was a NY congressman and critic of Prohibition.

Fiorella LaGuardia

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Prohibition

Federal Funding

Neither the states nor the federal government wanted to fund Prohibition.

Federal Funding

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Prohibition

Extended Look | The Jazz Age

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

Extended Look | The Jazz Age

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Prohibition

Extended Look | The Eighteenth Amendment

Prohibition explores the rise and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment.

Extended Look | The Eighteenth Amendment

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Prohibition

Eliza Jane Thompson

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

Eliza Jane Thompson

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Prohibition

Drinking More

Many Americans drank more during Prohibition.

Drinking More

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Prohibition

Clip: Episode 1 | Intro

Watch the first minutes of episode one 'A Nation of Drunkards.'

Clip: Episode 1 | Intro

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Prohibition

Carry Nation

Carry Nation vandalized saloons across Kansas in 1900.

Carry Nation

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Prohibition

America, A Multi-Ethnic Nation

More folks lived in cities then the country in the beginning of the 20th century.

America, A Multi-Ethnic Nation

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Prohibition

Al Capone Murder to Massacre

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

Al Capone Murder to Massacre

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Prohibition

Al Capone Downfall

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

Al Capone Downfall

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Prohibition

Adolphus Busch

Adolphus Busch was the biggest brewer of his day.

Adolphus Busch

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