The Prohibition Years

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
Comments
B01Selling That Stuff19971209

George Melly introduces more stories and records from America's PROHIBITION era.

This programme looks at how bootleg liquor was secretly manufactured, or smuggled into the UNITED STATES.

B02The Jazz Age19971216

George Melly introduces more stories and records from America's PROHIBITION era. 2: `The Jazz Age'. The 1920s and 30s saw rapid changes in American society, including the proliferation of cars and radio. These inventions were quickly adopted by bootleggers and rum-runners.

B03The Gang19971223

George Melly introduces more stories and records from America's PROHIBITION era. 3: `The Gang's All Here'. An examination of the part played by gangsters during PROHIBITION.