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Best Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison....

Item # 656689

March 18, 1930


* Al 'Scarface' Capone released from prison
* Chicago beer baron - gangster boss
* Best title to be had (very rare as such)

The front page has a great banner headline: "CAPONE SPEEDS FOR CHICAGO" with subheads. (see) Nice for display. Photo of Capone is on the back page. First report coverage on Al Capone's release from prison after serving 10 months for illegal gun possession. 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 40 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 spine.

Category: The 20th Century