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Guy Graybill, author of "Prohibition's Prince" discusses Prohibition in Pennsylvania on WVIA (PBS)
Sunbury Press author Guy Graybill discussed Prince Farrington and Prohibition, the subjects of his best-selling book "Prohibition's Prince" and soon-to-be-released follow-up "Prince and the Paupers", on WVIA's program "State of Pennsylvania".
By: Tammi Knorr
WVIA's producer Kathryn Davies requested Graybill in order to provide a local angle and lead-in prior to PBS's national debut of the Ken Burns three-part documentary "Prohibition"
For 3 consecutive nights, beginning on Sunday, October 2 at 8 p.m., PBS will air one of the most compelling documentaries ever created about an embarrassing 13-year era of U.S. history. "Prohibition,"
Joining Erica Shames to talk about this era of history and the role of northeast Pennsylvania is Guy Graybill, author of "Prohibition's Prince", which tells the tale of Prince David Parrington, one of America's most prolific moonshiners and bootleggers.
In northeast Pennsylvania, Prince David Farrington became a notorious character. His bootlegging operations impacted thousands and made a legend of the man and the stills he left standing.
Prohibition is a three-part, five-and-a-half-
About "Prohibition's Prince: The Bizarre Life of America's Millionaire Moonshiner":
Author and historian Guy Graybill presents the entertaining tale of one of America's most prolific moonshiners and bootleggers, Prince David Farrington, who plied his trade through the early to mid 20th century. Graybill follows Farrington from his roots in Guilford County, North Carolina to Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, detailing the decades of illicit activity along the way. Farrington amassed a large fortune. His exploits remain legendary to this day. Relive the rollicking life of Prohibition's Prince, as Graybill presents numerous tales, legends, testimonials, news accounts, and still locations. This volume includes 44 pages of vintage photographs and is indexed.
List Price: $19.95
8" x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Black & White on White paper
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BISAC: History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic
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