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Eliot Ness

  Mention the bloody Chicago Beer Wars of the Prohibition era and the two names most often associated with that time are Al Capone and Eliot Ness. Capone for his all-consuming desire to control...
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Famous American gangsters of the 20th century

Famous American gangsters of the 20th century | Gangsters of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
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Many Hollywood films like Goodfellas, Donnie Brasco, and The Godfather glamorize and embellish the lives of gangsters. Gangs and organized crime syndicates originated around the late 1800's in the slums of Irish and Italian...
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St. Valentines Day Massacre

St. Valentines Day Massacre | Gangsters of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
On the morning of St. Valentine's Day in 1929, seven men were gunned down in cold blood in a garage in Chicago. The massacre, orchestrated by Al Capone, shocked the nation by its brutality and made Capone a national celebrity.
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Eliot Ness: The Man Behind the Myth — The "Untouchables" — Crime Library on truTV.com

Eliot Ness: The Man Behind the Myth — The "Untouchables" — Crime Library on truTV.com | Gangsters of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
Read about Eliot Ness, the lawman whose team of Untouchables brought down Al Capone, tackled police corruption and hunted the most notorious serial killer of his time.
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Famous American gangsters of the 20th century

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Prohibition and Depression Era Gangsters and Outlaws

Prohibition and Depression Era Gangsters and Outlaws | Gangsters of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
Feared and revered, American gangsters of the 1920’s Prohibition era and the 1930's Depression period, often controlled liquor sales, gambling, and prostitution, while making popular, silk suits, diamond rings, guns, booze and broads.
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