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  • Prohibition

Ken Burns | PROHIBITION | Whispering Wires Whispering Wires | PBS

Duration: 09:36
Program: Prohibition #102
Broadcast Date: Oct. 2, 2011

Roy Olmstead is caught in a wiretap and sentenced to four years hard labor. His convicition is upheld by the Supreme Court, but Olmstead receives a pardon in 1935.

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Post Date: September 26, 2011