Prohibition

The Time is Now

Clip: Season 1 | 13m 20s Video has closed captioning.

With the passage of the 16th Amendment, the Goverment no longer needed taxes from Alcohol. By 1914 a prohibition amendment seemed within reach.

Aired: 10/02/11

Rating: NR

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