Film, Video Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't
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- Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't
- Prohibition ended in Washington, D.C. on March 1, 1934. The Washington Post reported that "Somehow, after 17 years without it, Washingtonians seemed to hold their liquor quite well." One reason might be that the nation's capital had been far from a model dry city, hosting up to 3,000 speakeasies since Prohibition began in 1917. As documented in a new book by Garrett Peck, even Congress had its own bootleggers, especially "The Man in the Green Hat."
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-10-26.
- - Biography, History
- - Culture, Folklife
- - Government, Law
- - Sports, Recreation
- - Classification: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation.
- - Classification: History: America.
- - Garrett Peck.
- - Recorded on 2011-10-26.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-26, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688759/.
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Library Of Congress & Library Of Congress. Center For The Book, S. B. (2011) Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-26. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688759/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body Library Of Congress. Center For The Book. Prohibition in Washington D.C.: How Dry We Weren't. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-26, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688759/>.