PROHIBITION: 21st Amendment

It was 1:30 p. m. by the gold watch he pulled out of his vest pocket and laid on his paper-cluttered desk when Texas' Senator Morris Sheppard rose in the Senate chamber one day last week. A small, prim man with greying hair and narrow eyes, his greatest claim to fame is being co-author of the 18th Amendment. The happiest, proudest day of his 57 years (30 of them in Congress) "came Aug. 1, 1917 when the Senate wrote national Prohibition into the Constitution. Every Jan. 16 since, all Senate business has...

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