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Ken Burns' 'Prohibition' Recalls A Law So Strict It Was (Tee)totally Doomed

Ken Burns latest PBS series, Prohibition, examines how a ban on alcohol in an alcohol-loving society ever came to be passed in the first place, and how its enforcement made it inevitable that it could not stand.

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.