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1939 Bugs Moran forgery trial....
Item # 657124
January 17, 1939
CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, Jan. 17, 1939
* George "Bugs" Moran forgery trial
* Prohibition era gangster - mob boss
The front page has a great banner headline: "TIES BUGS MORAN TO FORGERS" with subhead. (see) Nice for display. 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 28 pages, rag edition, light toning at the margins, a few small binding holes along the spine, nice condition.
Category: The 20th Century