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Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Immediate Modification of Volstead Act -- Message from the President of the United States.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09693.02 Author/Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (1882-1945) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 13 March 1933 Pagination: 1 p. ; 23.3 x 14.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Immediate Modification of Volstead Act -- Message from the President of the United States," dated March, 13, 1933 calling for a modification to the Volstead Act approving the manufacturing and sale of alcohol.

People: Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, 1882-1945

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Great DepressionCongressHouse of RepresentativesPresidential Speeches and ProclamationsPresidentAlcoholProhibition

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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