Image: Winston Churchill's Sick Note to Drink Alcohol During Prohibition

  • by: Perry Sanders III
Image: Winston Churchill's Sick Note to Drink Alcohol During Prohibition

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It's hard to imagine an America where booze isn't a major part of its culture and advertising. According to a tweet from Roger Kimball -- a famous author and scholar -- Britain's Winston Churchill had a doctor's note allowing him to drink during his visit to the United States during prohibition. Below is the image of the letter from Dr. Pickhardt declaring Churchill's need for alcohol.

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Winston Churchill is known for drinking large quanitities of brandy and various spirits throughout the day while smoking cigars. He was particularly fond of drinking during meal time.

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Thumbnail image for p3.jpgPerry Sanders III is a Philosophy graduate of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, and is an editor and social media manager at Lead Stories.

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