The Bourbon King
Bob Batchelor talked about his book, The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius, in which he recalled… read more
Bob Batchelor talked about his book, The Bourbon King: The Life and Crimes of George Remus, Prohibition’s Evil Genius, in which he recalled the life of bootlegger George Remus who, according to the author, had the largest illegal alcohol operation during Prohibition. The author reported that Remus, also a lawyer and pharmacist, discovered a loophole in the Volstead Act, which allowed him to garner close to $200 million in profits. close
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