TITLE

1923

AUTHOR(S)
Schwarz, Frederic D.
PUB. DATE
May 1998
SOURCE
American Heritage;May/Jun98, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p108
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the issues concerning the repeal of the Mullan-Gage Act in May 4, 1923 which would have incorporated provisions on prohibition of sale or possession of liqour into state law. Implication on the issue of federal versus state authority; Public sentiments towards the repeal; How media portrayed public defiance against the bill; Ruling of Judge John C. Knox on the case of doctors prescribing liquor for therapeutic use.
ACCESSION #
518763

 

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