National Press Club

NPC Luncheon with Ken Burns

October 3, 2011

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Run time: 63 minutes

Prohibition sent American progress reeling backward and led to new social ills, including bootlegging and organized crime, documentary film maker Ken Burns told a National Press Club on October 3, 2011. Burns' visit coincided with the airing of his exhaustive three-part series "Prohibition" on PBS.