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Al Capone

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Al Capone’s Niece Says People Have The Wrong Idea About Her Gangster Uncle

Almost everything you know about Prohibition era gangster Al Capone is wrong, according to his niece.

02/16/2014

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Hatchet, Speakeasy Help Tell Tale Of Prohibition At National Constitution Center

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in U.S. history.

11/11/2012