With Peter Coyote, Pete Hamill, Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Michael Lerner. The story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early century nationwide era when it was banned.
Agents pouring out alcohol during a raid during Prohibition. The amendment and subsequent Prohibition led to more organized crime centered around the alcohol trade. With the demand for alcohol concealment, the hip flask market exploded.
Prohibition [videorecording] / a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Explores the consequences of the Eighteenth Amendment and raises questions about the role of government in legislating morality.
Prohibition: Home | PBS by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick (2011) - includes videos of the entire minseries as well as extensive historical information and commentary. Connects to the related lesson plan, "The Roots of Prohibition" and can be used as individual videos or as an entire series.