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Al 'Scarface' Capone in 1931....
Item # 650373
February 26, 1931
THE NEW YORK TIMES, February 26, 1931
* Al 'Scarface' Capone vs. United States
* Contempt of Court trial starts w/ photo
The front page has a one column heading: "CAPONE PUT ON TRIAL; COURT ROOM GUARDED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage continues inside with photo of Capone. He would be found guilty and be sentenced to Cook County Jail for 6 months. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 44 pages, light toning at the margins, a little spine wear, generally nice.
Category: The 20th Century