Image: Winston Churchill's Sick Note to Drink Alcohol During Prohibition

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 16:10:33 UTC by Perry Sanders III

It's hard to imagine an America where booze isn't a major part of its culture and advertising. According to a tweet from Roger Kimball -- a famous author and scholar -- Britain's Winston Churchill had a doctor's note allowing him to drink during his visit to the United States during prohibition. Below is the image of the letter from Dr. Pickhardt declaring Churchill's need for alcohol.

Winston Churchill is known for drinking large quanitities of brandy and various spirits throughout the day while smoking cigars. He was particularly fond of drinking during meal time.

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