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"Ninety-Nine Years Since Prohibition" Keynote Highlights from the 2019 Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women’s History

19 minutes

Program date: Sunday, March 3, 2019
Speaker: Lisa McGirr
On Sunday, March 3, 2019, the Center for Women’s History at New-York Historical Society presented the 4th annual Diane and Adam E. Max Conference on Women’s History, the cornerstone of the Center’s suite of public and scholarly programs. The 2019 conference focused on the history of Prohibition, 100 years after the ratification of the 18th Amendment, which banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in the United States.

Watch highlights from the morning keynote address by Lisa McGirr, of Harvard University and author of The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State, presented in a question and answer format.

Creative: Tronvig Group