Prohibition

A Nation of Hypocrites

Passport Episode 3 | 1h 46m 36s Video has closed captioning.

Gangsters make huge profits and wreak havoc in cities across the country. By the late 1920s, many Americans believe that Prohibition has failed. After the election of FDR in 1932, Prohibition is repealed

Aired: 10/04/11

Expires: 12/31/21

Rating: TV-G

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