History of Bars and Taverns in America

Christine Sismondo talked about bars and taverns functioning as public spaces to air grievances, which contributed to historical events… read more

Christine Sismondo talked about bars and taverns functioning as public spaces to air grievances, which contributed to historical events like the American Revolution and the civil rights movement. She showed numerous illustrations as talked about the history of bars, including architecture, food and drink, bartenders, ice, cocktails, Prohibition, and the women’s movement. She also responded to questions from members of the audience.

America Walks into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops was a Special Evening Lecture at Faunces Tavern Museum, held in the Flag Gallery. close

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History of Bars and Taverns in America

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300604-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Aug 28, 2011
Last Aired:
Nov 20, 2011

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  • Aug 28, 2011 | 9:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 28, 2011 | 8:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Sep 03, 2011 | 4:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Nov 19, 2011 | 7:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 19, 2011 | 11:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 20, 2011 | 12:03pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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