Bestselling author Daniel Okrent, the curator of our new American Spirits exhibit, talks about the real story of Prohibition and why its central debate is still relevant today.
When Colorado and Washington voters passed measures legalizing recreational marijuana last week, they demonstrated — probably unknowingly — a rueful familiarity with the failure of Prohibition.
In our “American Spirits” exhibit at the National Constitution Center, visitors learn in detail the long path of excessive drinking that led to the 18th Amendment. And one of those traditions was heavy drinking and the buying of votes on Election Day.
As part of our American Spirits exhibit, one of our local partners has loaned us three very interesting artifacts related to Prohibition.
The National Constitution Center’s American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition exhibition is open for business, making its national debut in Philadelphia.
The National Constitution Center’s new “American Spirits” exhibit is open. But can you pass a 10-question quiz about the events that led up to the nation’s craziest decade: the Prohibition era?
One of the featured artifacts at the National Constitution Center’s “American Spirits” exhibit is Carry Nation’s hatchet, which was feared by saloon goers nationwide at the start of the 20th century.
As the National Constitution Center gets ready to open its “American Spirits” exhibition next month, we look back at the 10 big things you need to know about Prohibition.
The new movie “Lawless” takes on a recently popular topic, moonshiners, back in the final days of Prohibition.
As we think back to the time of Prohibition, we can’t help but to reflect in turn on some of our favorite past presidents who were noted for their drinking habits.