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Thomas Edison & Al 'Scarface' Capone...



Item # 642974

October 17, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 17, 1931

* Inventor Thomas Alva Edison
* Falls into a coma - would die next day
* Al 'Scarface' Capone's tax evasion trial
* Would be found guilty on this day


The front page has a one column heading: "EDISON IN DEEP COMA" with subheads. (see) Edison would die on the following day.
Page 4 has a one column heading: "CAPONE AS 'NO PIKER' EXTOLLED IN PLEAS" with subheads. (see) Lengthy coverage on the day he would be found guilty of tax evasion.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, light toning, irregular along the spine, otherwise generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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