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Transcript of Al Capone
-Chicago tourism: Untouchables Tour -Born Jan. 17th 1899 in Brooklyn
-Dropped out of school in 6th grade
-First found work with gangster Johnny Torrio
-Later worked for Frankie Yale at the Harvard Inn- where he recieved the scars on his face that gave him the nickname "Scarface"
-Capone married the mother of his only son, Mary Coughlin, at the age of 19 Al Capone's Early Life in New York Capone's Years in Chicago -Prohibition started in 1920 which was a big opportunity for organized crime
-Johnny Torrio brought Capone the Chicago with him to be his body guard
-In 1923 Torrio went back to Italy-leaving Al in charge
-1929 Valentine's Day Massacre was linked to Capone's men
-July 1931 Capone was indicted for 22 counts of tax evasion, defeating tax laws, and failing to file income taxes
-Sentenced to 11 years
-Capone was released early in 1939
-Capone died in 1947 due to complications from untreated syphilis Bibliography
Al Capone: The Untouchable Legend. Dir. Langbein & Skalnik Media. Janson Media, 1998.
Balsamo, William, and John Balsamo. Young Al Capone: The Untold Story of Scarface in New York, 1899-1925. New York: Skyhorse Pub., 2011.Print.
Burdick Harmon, Melissa. "Al Capone's Chicago." Biography 5.5 (2001): 104. Academic Search Complete. Web. 1 Apr. 2013.
Burdick Harmon, Melissa. "Badfella The Life And Crimes Of Al Capone." Biography 5.5 (2001): 100. Academic Search Complete. Web. 28 Apr. 2013.
Capone, Deirdre Marie. "Remembering Uncle Al (Capone, That Is)." USA Today Magazine 140.2802 (2012): 52-54. Academic Search Complete. Web. 1 Apr. 2013.
"FEB 14 1929: The St Valentine's Day Massacre In Chicago." History Today 59.2 (2009): 10. America: History & Life. Web. 27 Apr. 2013. Interviews -Little formal education about Capone
-Most know of him from movies
-Mostly known for:
-St. Valentine's Massacre
-Tax evasion charges