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James Reagen Discusses His Book Chronicling Early Days of Prohibition in St. Lawrence County

In January 1919, the U.S. Congress ratified the 18th Amendment, prohibiting the sale, manufacture, and consumption of alcohol. This 13-year period- Prohibition- influenced nearly every aspect of American life, business, and politics.

James Reagan, long-time managing editor of the Ogdensburg Journal and Sunday Advance News, discusses his book chronicling the early days of Prohibition in communities across St. Lawrence County.

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