Episode 2: Butler on the Beat

Title

Episode 2: Butler on the Beat

Description

A look at Prohibition in Philadelphia and Marine Lieutenant General Smedley Darlington Butler’s unsuccessful efforts to clean up the city and enforce the laws in the mid-1920s.

Creator

Charles Hardy

Source

I Remember When: Times Gone but not Forgotten

Date

Nov 23, 1982

Rights

I REMEMBER WHEN: TIMES GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN was written and produced by Charles Hardy III and broadcast on Fresh Air Funding for this series was made possible by grants from The Pennsylvania Humanities Council, the Colonial Penn Group, the Margaret Dorrance Strawbridge Foundation, and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation. Fresh Air with Terry Gross is produced at WHYY in Philadelphia and distributed by NPR. Podcasts are available at www.npr.org/podcasts and at iTunes.

Duration

34'50''

Files



Citation

Charles Hardy, “Episode 2: Butler on the Beat,” Philly Immigration, accessed December 10, 2018, http://phillyimmigration.nunncenter.net/items/show/2.