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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The Bourbon King

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Program ID:
464406-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Oct 13, 2019 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Nov 11, 2019 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 13, 2019 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 2019 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 11, 2019 | 10:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
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