Thunder and White Lightning--The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Homer Webster is a Federal Agent, and although he is a revenuer and it’s his job to arrest Leon, he realizes moonshiners are just trying to make a living. “It’s getting late and there’s no use taking you to jail now. Go on home tonight, but be at my office by 9:00 tomorrow.” And Leon was, because that’s the way things worked around Dawsonville, GA in 1940.

Back in 1925, the middle of Prohibition, agents seized nearly 30,000 stills and arrested over 76,000 people! However when Prohibition was over and there were no more gangsters to arrest, agents from big northern cities were send to the south and things got ugly.

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