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Prohibition

Synopsis
Three-part, five-and-a-half-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that tells the story of the rise, rule and fall of the Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the entire era it encompassed. The three parts are: A NATION OF DRUNKARDS; A NATION OF SCOFFLAWS and A NATION OF HYPOCRITES.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of production
2011
Subjects
History
Keywords
United States of America; history of the USA; alcohol; Prohibition

Credits

Director
Ken Burns; Lynn Novick
Writer
Geoffrey C Ward
Cast
Peter Coyote 

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 1 NTSC
Price
$34.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
360 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Florentine Films

Distributor

Name

PBS Shop

Web
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