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June 13, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, June 13, 1931

* Al 'Scarface' Capone indicted
* Volstead Act conspiracies
* Prohibition era - Beer

The front page has one column headings: "INDICT CAPONE AND 68 IN BEER CONSPIRACY" "Federal Agents Make 5,000 Charges Against Gang Leader and His Henchmen" "$25,000,000 Ring Alleged" and more. (see) 1st report coverage on the possible fall of Al Capone's beer baron enterprise. They would eventually get him on income tax evasion charges that same year. Nice to have in this famous title on the front page.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 34 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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