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Prohibition's Repeal: What Made FDR Popular

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02/24/2021Llewellyn H. Rockwell Jr.

As Mark Thornton has shown, the big legislative change that FDR made at the start of his presidency, the decision that affected every single American citizen from one coast to the other, was the repeal of the thirteen-year hell of Prohibition.

Original Article: "Prohibition's Repeal: What Made FDR Popular"

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