Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition by Daniel Okrent

on 26/07/10 at 5:52 pm


Reader Review: “Daniel Okrent’s book is a lively source of all things Prohibition. He provides a rather in-depth history of how special interest groups such as the KKK and church groups and people such as Billy Sunday, Wayne Wheeler and Carrie Nation banded together to popularize the idea of prohibition and how the concept picked up steam politically via lobbying to enforce a law nationally that the public at large really didn’t support….”