Professor Rod Phillips, who teaches a course of the history of alcohol, has written the script for a TED-Ed animated short on Prohibition.  You can see it here:

Writing the script involved working with TED-Ed editors and the animators.  The animation, which evokes the atmosphere of the twenties and silent movies, is striking.

Rod’s first foray into this medium was a video on the history of alcohol, which has had more that 2 million views since it launched in January.  You can see it here: