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This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen (more…)

Premiered: October 4, 1988

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 2, Episode 2 Demon Rum

First Aired: October 10, 1989

Recalling the early fervor for and later failure of Prohibition along the Michigan coast during the 1920s. Included: home movies, archival clips and colorful recollections of an era when liquor and money flowed freely.

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