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New Al Capone Book Examines Conviction, Unearths New Information

The story of Capone's rise and fall runs through the veins of most Chicagoans – like a shot of fine whiskey. But a new book tries to bring a different perspective to the legendary tale of how the government got their man. It's called Get Capone: The Secret Plot that Captured America's Most Wanted Gangster. Author and Chicagoan Jonathan Eig discusses the book, including some new material.

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