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Prohibition

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Prohibition

First Air Date: October 02, 2011

First Aired on    :   2011
Status    :   Ended
Created By    :   Ken Burns,Lynn Novick
Networks    :   PBS
Genres    :   Documentary
Seasons/Episodes    :   3 episodes in 1 Seasons

The history of the rise, rule and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution and the entire era it encompassed (1920-33). After nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve the lives of all citizens by protecting individuals, families and society at large from the devastating effects of alcohol abuse; but paradoxically it made millions of people rethink their definition of morality.


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Season 1 (2011)

3 episodes


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Specials (2011)

2 episodes




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