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18th amendment

Funding Daily: Prohibition ends!

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Today in history, Prohibition ended. The 18th amendment was repealed by the 21st and alcohol became legal again. The Prohibition era is a time characterized by gangsters and speakeasies, and the teetotalers and G-Men against them. Anyone with an adventurous spirit and little regard for the rules could make their...
Funding Daily: Prohibition ends!

US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition

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Hugh Pickens writes "Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Deborah Blum has an article in Slate about the US government's mostly forgotten policy in the 1920s and 1930s of poisoning industrial alcohols manufactured in the US to scare people into giving up illicit drinking during Prohibition. Known as the 'chemist's war of...
US Government Poisoned Alcohol During Prohibition
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