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The Day America Went Dry: Looking Back At Prohibition 100 Years Later

Submitted by Alexandra N Colley on February 14, 2020 - 10:47am
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Women turn out in large numbers, some carrying placards reading "We want beer" for the anti prohibition parade and demonstration in Newark, N.J., Oct. 28, 1932. (AP Photo)

Professor Emeritus William Rorabaugh gave an interview about Prohibition, in recognition of the 100 year anniversary of the 18th Amendment. He details what life was like during Prohibition, why the 21st Amendment was ratified so quickly, and what the period's lasting impacts on the U.S. were. 

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