The Capone You Never Knew

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Journalist JONATHAN EIG [‘EYE’G] tells us almost everything we know about legendary Chicago gangster Al Capone is wrong. Eliot Ness wasn’t the man on who brought down Capone; and newly discovered FBI records add more credence to Capone’s denial of responsibility of the Valentine’s Day Massacre. Through handwritten letters, wiretap transcripts and recently discovered government documents, Eig reconstructs this infamous American lore in “Get Capone: The Secret Plot that Captured America’s Most Wanted Gangster.”

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