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Prohibition coming to an end...

Item # 661311

March 23, 1933


* Prohibition ends - beer & wine returns
* Franklin D. Roosevelt - FDR
* Cullen-Harrison Act signed

The banner headline announces the end of Prohibition with the banner headline: "BEER BACK AFTER 13 YEARS" and a column head: "President Signs Bill Permitting Sale On April 7" "Would Free Many Dry Law Victims".
Additionally the back page banner headline includes: "President Roosevelt Signs Bill Legalizing Beer..." with a photo of that happening. Also a photo of Babe Ruth noting he agreed to a salary reduction of $23,000.
Complete in 28 pages, 4 binding holes at the blank spine. This is the "rag edition" printed on high quality newsprint meant for institution holdings. Great condition.

Category: The 20th Century