The drinking of alcohol has always been controversial in America. In the 1920s, the Eighteenth Amendment sought to mandate national Prohibition. When the "Noble Experiment" failed, the Eighteenth Amendment became the only constitutional amendment to be repealed. Its story has repercussions today, in debates over drug legalization and other forms of government control.
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"The extensive use of quotations, derived from a variety of fully documented sources, makes this powerful as well as interesting. Historical photographs are scattered throughout, several full-text documents are appended, and there are source notes, a lengthy list of further readings and a thorough index. An immediate and valuable way to supplement study."
-- Booklist (July 2001) (Booklist 20010701)
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Book Description Lucent Books, 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111560065958