Why Prohibition still resonates

This is the second part of a two-part series about David Bayersdorfer’s history of Prohibition at the First Tuesday at Seven lecture series on June 6.


FALLS VILLAGE — Bayersdorfer explained that, in 1874, the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) was formed. Not only did it rapidly supersede the existing temperance groups, it provided the first major political platform for women in the U.S.

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