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  • July 20
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  • Seattle

IN PERSON: Whiskey and Wiretaps: The Northwest’s Rumrunning King

On Thanksgiving Day, 1925, Roy Olmstead was trapped by federal prohibition agents and their Tommy guns on a lonely Puget Sound dock. His reign as the Northwest’s most prolific bootlegger had ended. But big questions—political, cultural, and legal—remained. Why did Olmstead, the youngest lieutenant in Seattle Police Department history, form a secret gang to take […]

  • When
  • 2:00 pm, Tuesday
    July 20, 2021
  • Where
  • Skyline Retirement Community
    725 9th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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