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Al Capone: His Life, Legacy, and Legend

by Deirdre Bair,
The San Francisco Chronicle, December 18, 2016

A few years after he took over the crime syndicate once run by Johnny Torrio, an observer of gangland Chicago called Al Capone “an unusual hood. He has concentration and executive ability beyond the ordinary. He is utterly fearless except when it is sensible to be afraid.”


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