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1932 Gangster George "Red" Barker assassination...

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June 17, 1932


* Gangster George "Red" Barker assassination
* Chicago gangland wars during prohibition
* Best title to be had - very rare as such

The front page has a five column heading: "Machine Gunners Kill 'Red' Barker" with subheads. (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 32 pages, rag edition, a little spine wear, otherwise very nice.

Category: The 20th Century