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When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol II: The Al Capone Era
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,280. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Al Capone’s function was to clear the decks and establish supremacy of the Chicago Outfit over the independent gangs in Chicago. He did that in such a spectacular and violent manner that he came to personify what people wanted to believe the quintessential gangster boss to be. His sole claim to fame will be his notoriety as the murderous gangster who ran Chicago during the “Roaring 20s.”
When the Outfit Ran Chicago, Vol III: The Frank Nitti Era
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Nitti was primarily a businessman and began to restructure the Outfit along the lines of a business. He moved the Outfit out of prostitution and deeper into union racketeering, gambling, and Hollywood movie studio extortions. When the lid blew off the Hollywood extortion racket, Nitti was ordered to take the 'rap' for everyone and instead chose to commit suicide.