PROHIBITION: Questions & Answers

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Flowers, newsmen and a hard job followed on the heels of a White House messenger who, just eight years ago, handed a certificate to a fresh-faced young California woman at the Department of Justice in Washington. The certificate showed that President Harding had appointed Mabel Walker Willebrandt to be Assistant U. S. Attorney-General in charge of prison conditions, tax cases, Prohibition prosecution. Prohibition was barely a year and a half old. With three assistants Mrs. Willebrandt's division was the Department's smallest. That year saw 10,000 Prohibition arrests. In the...

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