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Prohibition

Culver City, Calif. : PBS Home Video, c2011.

3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight.

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ISBN:

9781608834303

LC Call No:

HV5089 .P964 2011

Dewey Class No:

363.41/0973 23

Dewey Class No:

363.410973 22

Title:

Prohibition [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

Edition:

Widescreen.

Publisher:

Culver City, Calif. : PBS Home Video, c2011.

Physical:

3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.

ParticipantNote:

Narrated by Peter Coyote with Patricia Clarkson, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, John Lithgow and Oliver Platt.

Summary:

This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight.

Target Audience:

Not rated.

Funding Note:

Andy Shriver Memorial Gift

Subject:

Prohibition--United States--History.

Subject:

Liquor laws--United States--History.

AE:PersName:

Coyote, Peter. nrt.

AE:PersName:

Clarkson, Patricia. nrt.

AE:PersName:

Danner, Blythe. prf.

AE:PersName:

Giamatti, Paul. prf.

AE:PersName:

Hanks, Tom. prf.

AE:PersName:

Lithgow, John, 1945- prf.

AE:PersName:

Platt, Oliver. prf.

AE:PersName:

Ward, Geoffrey C. aus.

AE:PersName:

Botstein, Sarah, 1972- pro.

AE:PersName:

Novick, Lynn. pro. drt.

AE:PersName:

Burns, Ken, 1953- pro. drt.

AE:CorpName:

Florentine Films.

AE:CorpName:

WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)

AE:CorpName:

PBS Home Video.

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