Hoodwinked: The Anti-Saloon League and the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Prohibition Enforcement1

  title={Hoodwinked: The Anti-Saloon League and the Ku Klux Klan in 1920s Prohibition Enforcement1},
  author={Thomas R. Pegram},
  journal={The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era},
  pages={89 - 119}
  • T. R. Pegram
  • Published 1 January 2008
  • History
  • The Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
The relationship between the Anti-Saloon League and the Ku Klux Klan in support of national prohibition has been a source of controversy since the 1920s. Both the ASL and the KKK acted to enforce prohibition, the ASL through legal and political means, the KKK through grassroots political pressure and extralegal vigilante methods. Wet observers and, more recently, historians of the Klan movement claimed that the ASL cooperated with the Invisible Empire in direct enforcement of dry laws. ASL… 
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