Prohibition - American on the Rocks is a companion historical documentary that accompanies Chapter 20:Mystery of the Blues in The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones. It appears on Disc 7 of Volume 3. It has a run-time of 32 minutes, 44 seconds.
On October 10th, 1919, for the first time in American history, lawmakers voted to change the Constitution and strip away one of people's personal freedoms. Prohibition, the 18th amendment, outlawed alcohol. Many Americans believed Prohibition --later called the Noble Experiment -- would last forever, bringing the country closer to God and family. Instead, the 14 years under Prohibition are remembered for binge drinking, illegal parties, promiscuity, organized crime, and reckless disrespect for morality and government.
Produced and Written by Karena O'Riordan.