The story of Eliot Ness and his battle with infamous Al Capone is one that has been glorified through cinema and literature. DAVID LEAFE writes about the real-life lawman. FULL ARTICLE AT The Daily Mail
A Chicago official says the Prohibition-era lawman isn't worthy of having the new Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives' headquarters named after him. WASHINGTON — Federal Prohibition agent Eliot Ness' legendary campaign against Chicago mob boss Al Capone inspired ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Los Angeles Times
An effort to scrub Eliot Ness’ reputation as the federal lawman who brought down Al Capone came to Chicago’s City Hall on Friday. A city council committee, who heard from retired agents, is urging federal lawmakers not to name ... FULL ARTICLE AT New York Daily News
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (January 17, 1899 – January 25, 1947), commonly nicknamed "Scarface", was an Italian-American gangster who led a crime syndicate dedicated to smuggling and bootlegging of liquor and other illegal activities during the Prohibition Era of the 1920s and 1930s.
However, Capone was not always a crime lord. Born in 1899 Brooklyn to Southwestern Italian immigrants Gabriele... Full
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