When Winston Churchill paid a visit to the U.S. in 1931, during the height of Alcohol Prohibition, he got around it after being hit by an oncoming car. The doctor prescribed him 6 shots of alcohol at mealtimes.

6.7 million people were under correctional supervision during 2015 in the U.S. That’s more than were enslaved in antebellum America and more than resided in the Gulag Archipelago at the height of Stalin’s rule.