Monday, May 18th, 2009
THIS WEEK’S PODCAST TRANSCRIPT: 1922: Flappers in the newspapers
May 19, 1922
Right off the bat I have to admit the fact that — to paraphrase Olympia Dukakis in Moonstruck — what I don’t know about San Francisco in the 1920s is a lot.
I did know that all sorts of great Prohibition and gangster stuff must have gone on, though, so I started leafing through a couple of 1922 editions of the Chronicle looking for stories.
And was immediately distracted by the flappers.
You know, flappers.
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Monday, March 2nd, 2009
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