University Place

Prohibition: Choose Your Poison

Special | 47m 6s

Norman Gilliland, host of University Place Presents, interviews Deborah Blum, Professor in the UW-Madison School of Journalism and author of "The Poisoner's Handbook," about the cultural and political history of Prohibition. Included are the extreme lengths Americans went to in order to evade the law and obtain alcohol.

Aired: 09/07/11

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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