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James Belcastro "King of the Bombers" convicted....

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September 10, 1933


* James "Mad Bomber" Belcastro convicted
* "King of the Bombers" - Pineapple Primary fame
* Chicago Outfit gangster - best title to be had

The front page has a five column heading: "Jury Convicts 'King of the Bomber'" with subheads. (see) Photo of Belcastro is on page 17. 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".
Complete 1st section only with all 24 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