Cheers & Jeers: Alcohol in America
The American History Guys take a look at the story of alcohol in America on the next episode of BackStory.
In this hour of BackStory, we're all about the boozin'. Along the way, we ask when and why consumption and production has ebbed and flowed. We look at why rum became the drink of choice among revolutionary troops, explore why American Indians were rejecting alcohol two centuries before the rest of the country, and follow the long march toward Prohibition.
That's BackStory - "Cheers & Jeers: Alcohol in America" this Saturday afternoon at 3 and Sunday and 6.