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Premiers October 2, 3 & 4 at 7pm on PBS North

Discover the true story of America's "Great Experiment." Go beyond the oft-told tales of gangsters, rum-runners, flappers and speakeasies to experience the rise, rule and fall of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's Prohibition.

Narrated by Peter Coyote, Prohibition features music by Wynton Marsalis and a host of voice talents by Tom Hanks, Jeremy Irons, Paul Giamatti, Oliver Platt, John Lithgow, Samuel L. Jackson, Patricia Clarkson, Adam Arkin, Sam Waterston, Josh Lucas and more.

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Watch PBS Previews "Prohibition"

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9.15 9pm on PBS North & 11pm on PBS 2nd Chance
9.24 8:30pm on PBS 2nd Chance

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