PROHIBITION tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. Prohibition was intended to protect all Americans from the devastating effects of alcohol abuse. But, paradoxically, the enshrining of a faith-driven moral code in the Constitution caused millions of Americans to rethink their definition of morality.
FULL EPISODES (4)
PBS Previews | ProhibitionA 30 minute preview of Prohibition and a Q&A with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
Episode Three: A Nation of HypocritesGangsters make huge profits and wreak havoc in cities across the country. By the ...
Episode Two: A Nation of ScofflawsIn 1920, Prohibition goes into effect and millions of law-abiding Americans ...
Episode One: A Nation of DrunkardsThe story of Prohibition's rise and fall is a compelling saga that goes far ...