"Law & Order/The Untouchables" Lecture & Film Night

“Law & Order/The Untouchables” Lecture and Film Night

6:30 p.m. Reception, 7 p.m. Lecture with Film to Follow

How Spirits (human & bottled) were made, traded & broken.  Historian Margaret Bartley will trace the rise and fall of the alcohol prohibition, and the laws, which were made and broken in the 1920s & 1930s, followed by a screening of the first episodes of The Untouchables! Special Agent Eliot Ness and his elite team of incorruptible agents battle organized crime in 1930s Chicago. Television series. Episode 1 directed by John Peyser, 1959, 52 min.