TITLE

A Nation of Sots

AUTHOR(S)
Rorabaugh, W.J.
PUB. DATE
September 1979
SOURCE
New Republic;9/29/79, Vol. 181 Issue 13, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
This article comments on the drinking habit of the people in the U.S. The consumption of alcoholic beverages had been growing vigorously. The notion of feminine delicacy led women to drink alcohol-based medicines for their health. Men from all kinds of industries and places drank lustily. They drank on all occasions. Liquor was charged with creating poverty, poor health and immorality.
ACCESSION #
11101877

 

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