Prohibition 100, Part 2: The clandestine culture of speakeasies

KYW Newsradio Audio On-Demand
Wednesday, January 22nd
There were as many as 16,000 speakeasies in Philadelphia during Prohibition. As KYW's John McDevitt and Paul Kurtz tells us, ordinary businesses had to get creative to stay afloat. (Image: Bootlegger and boxing promoter Max "Boo Boo" Hoff ran a speakeasy, the 21 Club, out of this building at the corner of Juniper and Locust streets in Philadelphia. Credit: Holli Stephens/KYW Newsradio)