Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Random Cuttings - Al Capone and Edgar J Hoover (1938)

9th September 1938
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28th September 1938
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The roaring twenties and the blood soaked thirties were nearly over and the era of the Gangster was over, or so J Edgar Hoover thought. Al Capone was in Alcatraz and would stay there until January 1939 when he spent the last 11 months of his sentence in Terminal Island slowly but surely going mad - not just from fear but from neurosyphilis. 

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