About Prohibition

Guests: Prof. Dan Czitrom,  Mount Holyoke College,  Guy McClain, Museum of Springfield History, and Kathleen Banks Nutter, Archivist, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College.

When we paint the picture of prohibition in Western Massachusetts in the 19th century, what do we see? Carrie sits down with three guest panelists to discuss the impact of prohibition in the Springfield area, as well as lessons learned, as we look back at a unique period in America’s history.

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Prohibition: a film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick