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Prohibition

Author: Peter CoyotePatricia ClarksonBlythe DannerPaul GiamattiTom HanksAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : PBS Home Video, [2011]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Full screenView all editions and formats
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This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television mini-series
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Coyote; Patricia Clarkson; Blythe Danner; Paul Giamatti; Tom Hanks; John Lithgow; Oliver Platt; Geoffrey C Ward; Sarah Botstein; Lynn Novick; Ken Burns; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 9781608834303 1608834301 9781415760284 1415760284
OCLC Number: 738476083
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles. Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Videodisc release of the 2011 television mini-series
Special features: additional scenes ; interviews ; outtakes.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires with Allen Moore and Stephen McCarthy ; edited by Tricia Reidy, Erick Ewers and Ryan Gifford.
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Coyote with Patricia Clarkson, Blythe Danner, Paul Giamatti, Tom Hanks, John Lithgow and Oliver Platt.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Disc 1: A nation of drunkards , special features --
Disc 2: A nation of scofflaws --
Disc 3: A nation of hypocrites.
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA Television ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced by Sarah Botstein, Lynn Novick and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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This videodisc explores the extraordinary story of what happens when a freedom-loving nation outlaws the sale of intoxicating liquor, and the disastrous unintended consequences that follow. The utterly relevant cautionary tale raises profound questions about the proper role of government and the limits of legislating morality. When the country goes dry in 1920, after a century of debate, millions of law-abiding Americans become lawbreakers overnight.

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