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- n. the 1920s in the United States characterized in the novels of F. Scott Fitzgerald as a period of wealth, youthful exuberance, and carefree hedonism
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When I set out on my research, I assumed I’d find that Jazz Age Prohibition was more isolated than it is made out to be, that lurking behind all those bangled beauties and cigarette holders was a nation like the one that elected Nixon, a silent majority of drab and sober folks who supported the legislation and did not carry flasks or dance the Charleston.