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  • November 18
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  • Richland

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
  • 7:00 pm, Thursday
    November 18, 2021
  • Where
  • Richland Public Library
    955 Northgate Dr
    Richland, WA 99352 United States
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