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Prohibition: Season 1 (2011)





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A history of America's prohibition era (1920-33), when alcohol was outlawed after the passage of the 18th Amendment in 1919. It was the culmination of a movement that began in the mid-19th century, but instead of truly banning booze it merely pushed it underground, giving birth to criminal organizations that traded in the commodity; and turned ordinary men and women into outlaws.


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Ken Burns' portrait of "the Noble Experiment" turned American disaster, follows Burns's trademark approach to American history by putting big events into perspective through personal stories...

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