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Bathtub Gin and Fighting Sin: Winnipeg’s Prohibition Past

April 6, 2021

Prohibition is always a fun topic - speakeasies, Al Capone, bootlegging! Alex is here to tell you that none of that exciting stuff happened in Manitoba. Believe it or not, Manitobans demanded prohibition. And then we changed our mind. Were temperance-advocates just middle-class busybodies? Did bootleg liquor really taste like old boots? Listen to find out!

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