PROHIBITION: A Heated Debate

Edward I. Edwards, Democrat, from New Jersey, rose in the Senate and declared:

"Mr. President, on the night of the 15th of February, 1924, a United States Senator was struck down by a stray shot while walking along Pennsylvania Avenue accompanied by his wife. Pennsylvania Avenue is the main thoroughfare in our National Capital and one of the historic thoroughfares of the world. It connects the Capitol Building with the White House. The appalling tragedy referred to occurred almost within the shadow of the Capitol. The newspaper stories are to the effect that there...

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