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Al "Scarface" Capone going insane in 1938 ?....



Item # 657111

February 9, 1938

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, February 9, 1938

* Gangster Al 'Scarface' Capone
* Alcatraz federal prison "The Rock"
* Best title to be had ? - rare as such


The front page has a great banner headline: "TEST SANITY OF AL CAPONE" with subheads. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 8 with photo of Capone. 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 32 pages, 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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