How prohibition forever changed policing in Seattle
On a recent SoundQs segment we learned about legendary Seattle figure Roy Olmstead. Olmstead was a former cop who became the most successful bootlegger in the country in the 1920s.
On this episode we do a deeper dive into what prohibition looked like in Seattle and how it played out differently for another larger-than-life figure: black business owner and community leader Doc Hamilton. He ran a booming barbecue joint and was Olmstead's biggest customer.
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