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Jack 'Machine Gun' McGurn assassinated...



Item # 657094

October 10, 1936

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Oct. 10, 1933

* Gus Winkler assassination
* St. Valentine's Day Massacre suspect
* Al 'Scarface' Capone hit man
* Best title to be had - very rare as such


The front page has a great banner headline: "GUS WINKLER SLAIN BY GANG" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. Lengthy text continues on page 2. three related photos and diagram are on the back page. Also coverage on George "Machine Gun" Kelly with photo also on the back page. When it comes to gangsters, organized crime, and the nefarious activities born out of the Prohibition and Great Depression eras, no city is more in the forefront of our minds than Chicago - and what better newspaper can be found than the Chicago Tribune, self-proclaimed to be "The World's Greatest Newspaper" - attributed in part to its dramatic, banner headlines! Whether hanging on your wall or part of an ongoing collection, these events are sure to capture the flavor of this infamous period in American history.
Complete with all 34 page, this is the "rag edition" printed on very high quality newsprint meant for institutional holdings. In great condition as such, a few small binding holes at the blank spine.

Category: The 20th Century

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