Abraham Lincoln and Booze, A History on TV’s How Booze Built America

“…he called it the ‘Great Devastator’…”

In this clip titled Lincoln and Booze, Discovery Channel’s How Booze Built America host Mike Rowe briefly describes Abraham Lincoln’s (sometimes conflicting) history with alcohol.

We had NO idea just how great a role alcohol played in the life of Abraham Lincoln, whom we thought was a teetotaler; in fact, he was a … oh, we’ll just let Mike Rowe explain.

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Lincoln and Booze

video via Discovery Channel

Written by Rusty Blazenhoff

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