Al Capone

Grab your tommy guns and fedoras as we make our way to Chicago to cover the meteoric rise (and equally meteoric fall) of one of America’s most famous gangsters, Al Capone!

Featured Image: Al Capone in 1930. This photo was taken at the Chicago Detective bureau following his arrest for vagrancy. (Image source)


Al Capone on the cover of Time Magazine in 1930. Capone was not Time’s Man of the Year, although he was a runner-up in 1928 due to his influence on bootlegging. (Image source)


Al Capone’s cell in Eastern State Penitentiary, restored to resemble its appearance at the time of his eight-month stay. (Image source)