Prohibition

Carry Nation

Clip: Season 1 | 7m 33s

Carry Nation was the president of her local Kansas chapter of the WCTU. She vandalized saloons across Kansas in 1900, smashing them up with a hatchet.

Aired: 10/02/11

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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