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18th Amendment

Is Everything You Know About Eliot Ness a Hollywood Lie?

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 01.28.2014 | Crime

CHICAGO (AP) — In the pantheon of Chicago crime fighters, nobody has the worldwide reputation of Eliot Ness. He's the prohibition agent who brought...

The Legacy Of Prohibition On Wine 80 Years Later

Mary Orlin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Taste
Mary Orlin

Can't get wine shipped to your house? Blame it on Prohibition. Can't buy wine on Sunday? Another legacy of Prohibition.

Celebrate Repeal Day And Made-In-New York Spirits Together

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
Tony Sachs

What better way to toast the 80th anniversary of Repeal than with a glass of something locally made?

INTERACTIVE MAP: Discover Facts About the Prohibition Era, Presented By PBS

Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

The culmination of nearly a century of activism, Prohibition was intended to improve, even to ennoble, the lives of all Americans, to protect individu...

Remembering Our Imperfect Constitution

Judith E. Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judith E. Schaeffer

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is coming up. But this weekend also brings us another important, albeit far less happy, moment in our Nation's history: the ratification of the 18th Amendment.

A Tale of Two amendments -- What the 18th Amendment Means for the People and Politicians of Pakistan

Hisham Wyne | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Hisham Wyne

The 18th amendment was a watershed in Pakistan. Politicians who were democratically elected put aside bickering to pass a comprehensive set of changes that hark back to the spirit of 1973.

It's New Beer's Eve: How Do Clinton, McCain, Obama Relate to Beer?

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

The problem with a beer survey on presidential candidates is that Clinton doesn't drink much beer and the other two principal presidential candidates drink hardly any alcohol at all.