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Al Capone and Prohibition
Al Capone and Prohibition(13 Photos)
Learn about the gangster Al Capone and explore the era he lived in through images of prohibition, prisons, gang violence and much more.
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Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Coroner's Report: Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:38)
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Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. How did unprotected sex finally take down one of history's most notorious gangsters?
The Many Moods of Al Capone
The Many Moods of Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:00)
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There's more than meets the eye to Al Capone, the Prohibition-era leader of organized crime in Chicago.
Al Capone's Hangout
Al Capone's HangoutVideo Clip (2:29)
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The popular Green Mill Lounge sat above an elaborate maze of tunnels utlized by Al Capone for quick escapes and the transportation of patrons, criminals and booze.
America Goes Dry with Prohibition
America Goes Dry with ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:35)
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From 1919 to 1933, the manufacture and sale of alcohol is banned in the United States.
Gangster Al Capone Exploits Prohibition
Gangster Al Capone Exploits ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:41)
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Get a look at how Al Capone and the Mona Lisa club profited by selling bootleg beer.
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931Video Clip (0:36)
Video Clip (0:36)
In this History Uncut video clip, watch actual video footage of Al Capone the day he was sentenced to jail in 1931.
Prohibition RaidVideo Clip (0:58)
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Police raid a Chicago garage containing 537 barrels of alcohol during the prohibition era.
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In 1931, the Internal Revenue Serviceâ€™s Intelligence Unit completed an investigation of Chicago gangster Al Capone that would lead to his conviction for federal income tax evasion; Special Agent Frank Wilson played a leading role in that…Go
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