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John Dillinger escapes Chicago police trap...



Item # 657833

November 16, 1933

CHICAGO DAILY TRIBUNE, November 16, 1933

* John Dillinger shootout & escape
* Chicago police trap & car chase
* Evelyn Frechette helps in getaway


The front page has a great banner headline: "FIGHT 16 POLICE; ELUDE TRAP" with subheads that include: "GUN GIRL HELPS DESPERADO FLEE FROM 4 SQUADS" and more. Nice for display. First report coverage continues on page 2 with related diagram. Photo of Dillinger is on the back page. (see) 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 36 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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