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Today is a momentous day for the U.S. restaurant industry. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition was repealed. That marked 14 years of illegal manufacture, distribution, sales and consumption of alcoholic beverages and a law that was literally impossible to enforce because the majority of American’s were not in favor of the mandate. 620 more words
The Prohibition era in America, which lasted for well over a decade and — inconceivable as it might be today — effectively banned the sale and production of booze in the United States, ended with the ratification of the 21st Amendment on December 5, 1933. 390 more words
Kurt Anderson: With your looks, you shouldn’t have any trouble getting a job.
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