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Ken Burns Prohibition

Ken Burns: Prohibition (2011) ($22.89) Ken Burn's does perhaps one of the best detailed documentaries ever on American history. - A very well done and entertaining series. - Overall very good detailed history of what was going on and why certain decisions were made.


Ken Burns: Prohibition PBS


PROHIBITION is a three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that tells the story of the rise, rule, and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed.


Ken Burns's Prohibition -- coming to PBS | Sneak Peek | PBS What affects of the 18th Amendment do we see today? Could the government really ban alcohol? What would happen if they did?

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from The Huffington Post

Sneak Peek: 'Prohibition'

Ken Burns Prohibition! Accompany with speakeasy-style drinks.


Ken Burns: Prohibition (Blu-ray Disc)

Ken Burns: Prohibition

Ken Burns: Prohibition (2011) Ken Burns's fascinating multipart documentary examines the history of alcohol in America, including the events leading up to the passage of the 18th Amendment, the social and legal effects of prohibiting alcohol, and the repeal of Prohibition.


Ken Burns' PROHIBITION Video- Sexual Revolution for Women: Women's roles were changing dramatically. The "flapper" style encouraged a less sexually-repressed attitude among women. In speakeasies and jazz clubs, women mingled more freely with men, providing more opportunity for sexual liaisons outside of the traditional setting of marriage.


PBS' very own @Laura Gordon makes some fantastic Ken Burns-inspired cakes, like this gem from Prohibition!