The Island’s History of Rum Running
One of the coolest times in history is around Al Capone and prohibition in the states. All the sneaking, and mischief, and underground speakeasies… Did you know that the west coast actually played a huge part in it? Specifically from right here on Vancouver Island? I spoke with local author, Rick James, who’s book Don’t Never Tell Nobody Nothin’ No How: The real story of west coast rum running goes over all the juicy details.
The book is a fantastic read! On top of that, after airing the interview, Al called in with this little tidbit of knowledge:
Pretty cool stuff! The island is so rich in history. I’d love to hear from you! Reach out on Facebook or Twitter, or you can always send me an email: firstname.lastname@example.org!