National Affairs: Most Expensive Cry

"It is good to be just a private citizen."

So last week Mrs. Mabel Walker Willebrandt, onetime (1921-29) Assistant Attorney General in charge of Prohibition, began a series of articles for a newspaper syndicate led by the Wet New York Times. After eight years' experience, she prepared to say whether Prohibition was enforceable, whether it could be made popular, who was to blame for its nonenforcement et al. Excerpts:

"Before I took office in 1921 I had never been actively connected with the Prohibition movement. I am now, but was not then, a teetotaler. I...

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