PBS To Debut First Episode of Ken Burns’s “Prohibition” On Free PBS Apps for iPad and iPhone Beginning September 23

September 21, 2011

Set in the era of bathtub gin, bootleggers and speakeasies, PROHIBITION tells the true story of the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It was called the “Noble Experiment,” but it was in fact one of America’s most notorious civic failures, an object lesson in the challenge of legislating human behavior.


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