Prohibition in Sacramento: Moralizers & Bootleggers in the Wettest City in the Nation Annette Kassis

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Prohibition in Sacramento: Moralizers & Bootleggers in the Wettest City in the Nation  by  Annette Kassis

Prohibition in Sacramento: Moralizers & Bootleggers in the Wettest City in the Nation by Annette Kassis
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Sacramentos open opposition to Prohibition and ties to rumrunning up and down the California coast caused some to label the capital the wettest city in the nation. The era from World War I until the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment broughtMoreSacramentos open opposition to Prohibition and ties to rumrunning up and down the California coast caused some to label the capital the wettest city in the nation. The era from World War I until the repeal of the Eighteenth Amendment brought Sacramento storied institutions like Mather Field and delightful surprises like a thriving film industry, but it wasnt all pretty.

The Ku Klux Klan, ethnic immigrant hatred and open hostility toward Catholics and Jews were dark chapters in the Prohibition era as Sacramento began to shape its modern identity. Join historian Annette Kassis on an exploration of this wet--and dry--snapshot of the River City.



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