Prohibition

Filmmaker Ken Burns joins with co-producer Lynn Novick exciting new 3-part film takes you to the jazz-filled Roaring Twenties, when the 18th Amendment fueled an age of bootlegging, speakeasies, and hero-worshipped gangsters. Prohibition premieres Sunday, Oct. 2 and continues Monday, Oct. 3 and Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8pm on WGBH 2.

A Nation of Scofflaws

A Nation of Scofflaws

Prohibition

Part 2 of 3 examines the problems that prohibition caused.

120 min.

A Nation of Drunkards

A Nation of Drunkards

Prohibition

Part 1 of 3. Ken Burns' history of the prohibition era.

120 min.

A Nation of Hypocrites

A Nation of Hypocrites

Prohibition

Conclusion. The factors that led to the end of prohibition.

120 min.

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