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Living History-Edward J. Powers-Fast Eddie (#2032)

Presented by PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning at The Inn at Garden Plaza, Colorado Springs CO

Jun 12 2015
PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning located in Colorado Springs CO

Never heard of Edward J. Powers? He was a Chicago bootlegger and gangster and he is here today to tell the story of prohibition from the 1880s. WCTU through the end of it all in 1933. Colorful guy. We call him Fast Eddie, and he was an entrepreneur and businessman who provided those goods and services that are deemed by the government as illegal. His motto was ‘Anything for a buck…but don’t get in my way when I collect.’ He got his start as a kid rushing the growler (getting a bucket of beer

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2:00 PM

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The Inn at Garden Plaza

2520 International Circle, Colorado Springs, CO 80910

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