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It is said that the Eighteenth Amendment would never have come into being without the efforts of one Wayne Bidwel Wheeler (1869 1927), and who are we to doubt it. In this column, the father of Prohibition recalls the numerous times throughout American history in which those who held minority opinions bit the bullet and acquiesced to will of the majority - all but one faction, "the liquor interests". Time and again, he points out, this was the one tribe that wouldn't budge.

The Smithsonian site has more about Wayne Wheeler...

     


The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

The ''Popularity'' of Prohibition (Reader's Digest, 1923)

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