REVERSAL OF FORTUNE: THE ROCKEFELLERS AND THE DECLINE OF BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR PROHIBITION

Business leaders backed Prohibition until it became the law of the land, then John D. Rockefeller Sr., John D. Rockefrlle, Jr., and others reversed themselves and called for repeal. The Rockefellers supported the Anti-Saloon League and the Eighteenth Amendment, but Rockefeller, Jr., recanted his sup...

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Main Author: Ranjit S. Dighe
Format: Article
Language:English
Published: The Economic & Business History Society 2006-01-01
Series:Essays in Economic and Business History
Online Access:http://www.ebhsoc.org/journal/index.php/journal/article/view/206