The Lawless Years of Prohibition

Hour 2: Many supported the 18th Constitutional Amendment banning the sale and consumption of alcohol, but did prohibition change the country for the worse? We’ll spend this hour with financial journalist and author Karen Blumenthal, who writes about this pivotal period in American history in the new book “Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition” (Flash Point, 2011).