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Jonathan Eig

Acclaimed journalist and best-selling author Jonathan Eig discusses his book about Chicago’s most famous gangster. Get Capone tells the story using never-before-seen government documents and newly discovered letters written by Capone himself.

Eig’s previous books are Luckiest Man: The Life and Death of Lou Gehrig and Opening Day: The Story of Jackie Robinson’s First Season.




Recorded Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at the Cliff Dwellers Club.

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