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Happy Repeal Day! Here's Where to Celebrate Your Freedom to Imbibe
4 months ago by Lesley Jacobs Solmonson
On December 5, 1933, America got to drink again. The country had been dry for 12 years due to Prohibition, but FDR thought that it was time for a change. His famous comment — " I think this would be a good time for a beer" — ...
Repeal Day Specials: Where to Celebrate the End of Prohibition
1 year ago by Lesley Jacobs Solmonson
What do FDR, Utah and booze have in common? If you guessed Repeal Day you'd be correct. On Dec. 5, 1933, Prohibition, or the 18th Amendment -- that dark swathe of government-mandated alcoholic abstinence which lasted 14 years -- was...