Ken Burns' Prohibition Series
Ken Burns talked about his latest PBS film series Prohibition, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included… read more
Ken Burns talked about his latest PBS film series Prohibition, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the film’s parallels to contemporary debate over the role of government and overall political discourse, the political process and history of passing the 18th Amendment, and the impact of its repeal.
C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the end of the program. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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