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  • "We Want Beer Parade" Vintage Photos - 1932 Prohibition Era Protest in New York City

    12/02/2012 5:56:17 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 18 replies
    Retronaut ^ | May 14, 1932 | Retronaut
    "WE WANT BEER PARADE" It was a sign of the times when the Mayor is the one leading protesters down Fifth Avenue. On May 14, 1932 Jimmy Walker, then the Mayor of New York City, organized a daylong “Beer for Taxation” parade (later known as the “We Want Beer” parade) in objection to the Eighteenth Amendment, which prohibited the manufacture, sale, transport, import, or export of alcoholic beverages.
  • Philadelphia sports columnist attacks Jimmy Walker for agreeing with Rush

    10/16/2003 10:40:55 PM PDT · by Ol' Sparky · 3 replies · 112+ views
    10/16/03 | Phil Sheridan
    From: "Sheridan, Phil" To: (Ol' Sparky) Subject: RE: Actor Jimmy Walker: Rush was right about McNabb Date: Thu, 16 Oct 2003 17:07:04 -0400 Oh, boy, a guy who made a career out of saying the word "Dyno-mite!" agrees with Rush Limbaugh. That settles it. How could anyone disagree after that? Gosh, I wonder what the guy who played Re-Run on What's Happenin' thinks! -----Original Message----- From: Ol' Sparky To: psheridan@phillynews.com; ssmith@phillynews.com Sent: 10/16/2003 1:42 PM Subject: Actor Jimmy Walker: Rush was right about McNabb Are you politically correct jerks going to jump on Jimmy Walker of Good Times fame, for...