105: Prohibition Cow Shoes and Hollow Canes

105: Prohibition Cow Shoes and Hollow Canes

 
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From 1920 to 1933, the United States had a ban against the sale and import of alcohol. Almost immediately the whole nation began to find innovative ways to smuggle booze past the law.

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SHOW NOTES:

https://www.mentalfloss.com/article/65110/footwear-helped-moonshiners-evade-police

A 1922 article from a Florida newspaper called The Evening Independent ran a piece on the development:

https://www.thevintagenews.com/2019/04/13/bootleggers/

 

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