Rise and Fall of Prohibition

The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition enforcement in January of… read more

The Smithsonian Associates hosted this event in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of Prohibition enforcement in January of 1920. Historian, author, and tour guide Garrett Peck discussed the rise and fall of the 13-year experiment in America. He is the author of, The Prohibition Hangover: Alcohol in America from Demon Rum to Cult Cabernet and Prohibition in Washington, D.C.: How Dry We Weren’t. Prohibition was a constitutional amendment banning the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors in the United States. close

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Rise and Fall of Prohibition

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Program ID:
468198-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 02, 2020 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 09, 2020 | 2:50am EST | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Feb 02, 2020 | 7:59am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 03, 2020 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 08, 2020 | 4:48pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 09, 2020 | 2:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
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