Vermont had a raging problem with the abuse of opium, morphine, and heroin by the end of the nineteenth century. At the same time, the state was involved with temperance and early adoption of prohibition in 1852. Gary Shattuck is a former federal prosecutor who specializes in researching and writing about historical events.
Tuesday, October 20 • 7:00 pm
Waterman Memorial Lounge University of Vermont, Burlington
This is the inaugural lecture in a new annual series in honor of the late Sam B. Hand. Co-sponsored by the Center for Research on Vermont, the Vermont Historical Society, and Special Collections at UVM.
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