SOURCE: New York Times
by Lisa McGirr
The 1920s weren’t just gin joints and jazz. Anti-immigrant racism was all the rage.
One of Prohibition's legacies is how, a century before the MeToo movement, it succeeded in making issues that women cared about part of the national conversation.
SOURCE: The Conversation
by Jeffrey Miller
For better or worse, Prohibition changed the way Americans drank, and its cultural impact has never really gone away.
by Mark Lawrence Schrad
One hundred years later, it's time to challenge a long-held bias.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
by James Kirchick
The better comparison is Prohibition — and we all know how that turned out.
by William Rorabaugh
The answer involves the importance of lucky timing and the power of a grassroots interest group.
SOURCE: The Chronicle of Higher Education
Scholars seceded to lose interest in the history of beer after Prohibition ended. Now they’re taking a second look.
The author of a new book on Prohibition throws a cold splash on our nostalgia for the period.
SOURCE: Smithsonian Magazine
The Smithsonian features alcohol as medical prescriptions.
For decades, the last remnants of a Prohibition Era bootlegging operation shut down by federal authorities in 1932 have rested on a peaceful swath of farmland in upstate New York.Now, the property in rural Pine Plains, N.Y., is set to once again host a production facility for alcoholic beverages—this time, a legal one.Dutch's Spirits, founded by two friends who met as roommates at the University of Chicago, plans to build a new distillery there and host tours and tastings that incorporate the complex of bunkers and tunnels still on the site....
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