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Louis "Lepke" Buchalter Executed....



Item # 637697

March 5, 1944

THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 5, 1944.
 
* Mob Boss Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter Executed
* Sing Sing Prison


The front page has a three column headline:

"LEPKE IS PUT TO DEATH, DENIES GUILT TO LAST; MAKES NO REVELATION" with subheads that include: "Gangster Responsible for Slaying of 80 or More During Reign" "Two Aides Also Die" and more. More related headlines & photo on page 30. First report coverage on the execution of Murder Inc. mob boss, Louis Buchalter, by electric chair at Sing Sing Prison. Great to have in this famous NYC title.
Other news of the day. Complete 1st section only with all 38 pages, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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