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Ken Burns: Prohibition
TitleKen Burns: Prohibition
Time360 mins
GenreDocumentary; History
DirectorKen Burns; Lynn Novick
ActorPeter Coyote as Himself - Narrator; Pete Hamill as Himself - Writer; Catherine Gilbert Murdock as Herself - Historian; Michael Lerner as Himself - Historian; Daniel Okrent as Himself - Writer; Noah Feldman as Himself - Legal Scholar; Jack Roche as Himself - Resident of Chicago; William Leuchtenburg as Himself - Historian; Patricia Clarkson as Reader / Eliza Hackett; John Lithgow as Reader / H.L. Mencken; Campbell Scott as Reader; Sam Waterston as Reader; John Paul Stevens as Himself - Resident of Chicago; Jonathan Eig as Himself - Writer; Margot Loines Wilkie as Herself - Resident of Massachusetts
RatingNR (Not Rated)
CinematographyBuddy Squires
PlotThe story of the American activist struggle against the influence of alcohol, climaxing in the failed early 20th century nationwide era when it was banned.
ProducerKen Burns; Lynn Novick
WriterGeoffrey C. Ward
Ken Burns: Prohibition