WBEZ | Cliff Dwellers Club http://www.wbez.org/tags/cliff-dwellers-club Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Author Jonathan Eig on how the feds 'got Caponed' http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/author-jonathan-eig-how-feds-got-caponed <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//capone resize.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Like a shot of fine whiskey, the story of Al Capone's rise and fall runs through the veins of most Chicagoans. A recent book takes a different look at the legendary tale of how the government got their man.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>It's called <a target="_blank" href="http://www.amazon.com/Get-Capone-Captured-Americas-Gangster/dp/141658059X">Get Capone: The Secret Plot that Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster</a>.</p><p>We talked with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.getcapone.com/">Jonathan Eig</a>, the book&rsquo;s author and native Chicagoan, says the book resulted from new material. It belonged to the man who locked Capone up for tax evasion. <br /><br />Tuesday evening Jonathan Eig talks about Chicago&rsquo;s most famous gangster at an event hosted by the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.midlandauthors.com/">Society of Midland Authors</a>. It&rsquo;s at 6 p.m. at the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cliff-chicago.org/">Cliff Dwellers Club</a> on Michigan Ave.</p></p> Tue, 09 Nov 2010 15:51:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/author-jonathan-eig-how-feds-got-caponed