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The author of that wrote http://www.amazon.com/Last-Call-Rise-Fall-Prohibition/dp/074... which I heard an interesting interview about on NPR.

From that interview I learned that there is a lot about the politics of the day that I didn't know. For instance did you know that the KKK supported the Suffrage movement (giving women the vote) because they believed women would vote for Prohibition, which could be used to target Catholic immigrant groups? (Immigrants were a major target of the KKK at that time.)

I haven't gotten around to getting that book yet, but it is on my list of books to read.

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