Prohibition

Atlanta and alcohol have a long, sordid history. From the colony of Georgia banning ardent spirits in 1735, to Fulton County taking 5 extra years to actually celebrate Repeal Day, the story of temperance and Atlanta is a great one. Listen this week to hear the stories - well known and unknown - about the Prohibition in Atlanta.

Links:

https://www.amazon.com/Prohibition-Atlanta-Temperance-Lightning-American/dp/1626196060

https://www.amazon.com/Liquor-Land-Lost-Cause-Evangelicals/dp/0813124719

https://www.backstoryradio.org/shows/cheers-and-jeers-rebroadcast/

 

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