Brown Bag Lecture: Prohibition 1919, How a Wet Nation Went Dry (95th)

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
95th Street Library
Meeting Room A/B

Event Details

In colonial times, the average American drank about seven gallons of alcoholic beverages per year, more than three times the current consumption. Presenter David Clark explains how a confederation of disparate forces took a nation of imbibers dry and how the nation’s “Noble Experiment” in social engineering led to terrible unintended consequences.


Event Type(s): Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adult
Presenter: David Clark, Windy City Road Warrior
Lisa Nielsen
(630) 961-4100 ext. 4931