Rumrunning and The Roaring Twenties

By: Sara R.

  • RUMRUNNING AND THE ROARING TWENTIES
  • Daily newspapers, magazines, radio and other media gave attention to the violent acts of criminals, the bribery and collusion of police and the violations of the Volstead Act.
  • In 1929 and 1930, Detroiters were exposed to a steady diet of gang violence, murder and other liquor related crimes.