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Al Capone and the 1933 Worlds Fair

Event Type: Adult Program
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 4/16/2019
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 In this Kennedy History Lecture, William Elliott Hazelgrove provides the exciting and sprawling history behind the 1933 World's Fair, the last of the golden age. Among other fascinating tales, he will reveal how The Secret Six beat Al Capone at his own game and ended the gangster era, how Rufus and Charles Dawes gave the World's Fair its theme and financing, and Capone's link between the most corrupt Chicago mayor, William Thompson, and his successor, Anton Cermak.
   Thomas Ford Memorial Library
Location: Community Room
Status: Waiting List


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