National Affairs: Rules & Regulations

Prohibition did not end drinking and Repeal (see above) will not end Prohibition. As the adding machines clicked up the historic state votes last week. President Roosevelt called his advisers together, not only to formulate a liquor tax program for Congress but to swing the weight of his office into place behind two segments of the Prohibition wall which he wished to see left standing. He was determined that the saloon should not return, and ready to use an NRA liquor code if necessary to prevent it. He was anxious to turn U. S. drinkers from hard liquor to wine &...

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