Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago

Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago

by William Elliott Hazelgrove

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ISBN-13: 9781442272279
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/15/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 280
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

William Elliott Hazelgrove has a Masters in History and is the best-selling author of ten novels and two works of nonfiction, including Forging a President: How the Wild West Created Teddy Roosevelt (2017) and Madam President: The Secret Presidency of Edith Wilson (2016). His books have hit the National Bestseller List, received starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Bestsellers, Junior Library Guild Selections, and ALA Editor’s Choice Awards. He was the Ernest Hemingway Writer-in- Residence where he wrote in the attic of Ernest Hemingway's birthplace. He has written articles and reviews for USA Today and other publications. He has been the subject of interviews in NPR's All Things Considered along with features in The New York Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, RichmondTimes Dispatch, USA Today, People, NBC, WBEZ, WGN, and American History TV CSPAN. He also runs a political cultural blog, The View from Hemingway's Attic. http://www.williamhazelgrove.com

Table of Contents


Forty Years Later
1: Chicago, May 27, 1933
2: Valentine’s Day, 1929
3: Chicago’s Second World’s Fair
4: WAMPAS Baby Star
5: Public Enemy Number One
6: The White City
7: Bootlegging
8: The Big Man
9: The Big Fellah Comes Home
10: The Perfect Storm
11: Financing a Fair
12: The Untouchables
13: Birth of the Nymph
14: Death in the Underground
15: Breaking Ground
16: The Secret Six
17: The Modernists
18: Lady Godiva
19: Horatio Alger Returns
20: The Design
21: The Secret Six Get to Work
22: Beginning to Build the Rainbow City
23: Gold Diggers
24: Meeting Al Capone
25: Water, Electric, and the Sky Ride
26: One Hundred Thousand

27: The Depression Fair
28: Nymphs
29: Springtime in Chicago
30: The Sky Ride
31: The Trial of Al Capone
32: Color and Light
33: The Plea Bargain
34: The Temple of Womanhood
35: The Bad Plea Bargain
36: Frank Lloyd Wright's Fair
37: Hayseeds
38: The Gaseous Tube
39: The Trial of Al Capone
40: The Disposable Fair
41: Verdict
42: Racing the Clock
43: Capone on Ice
44: Lady Godiva Again
45: Death of the Untouchables
46: A Day at the Fair
47: Sex at the Fair
48: A Century of Progress
49: Rags to Riches
50: En of the Fair
Epilogue

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