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VIDEO: Movie on ‘Moonshine Capital of the World’


Bari Helms of the Library of Virginia says:

Part fiction, part family history, the movie “Lawless,” opening today, tells the story of the infamous Bondurant Brothers — bootlegging siblings in Franklin County, VA, the “Moonshine Capital of the World.”

Today, Out of the Box at the Library of Virginia looks at some criminal charges filed against the automobiles used in running moonshine found in the Franklin County Determined Papers and the Franklin County Common Law Papers.

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