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The story of the Untouchables as told by Eliot Ness

Author: Roger Borroel
Publisher: East Chicago, Indiana : La Villita Publications, 2012. ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 2nd revised editionView all editions and formats
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Al Capone was sent to the federal penitentiary for tax evasion, not for his mob activities. The daily job of fighting Capone's mob organization on the streets of Chicago fell on the shoulders of Ness and his Untouchables. Borroel presents the original narration typed out by Ness, which served as the basis for the 1957 book written with Oscar Fraley.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Eliot Ness; Al Capone
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Borroel
ISBN: 9781928792192 1928792197
OCLC Number: 869552792
Notes: "Cover photo of Eliot Ness, courtesy of Cleveland Press Collection."
Spiral bound.
Description: vi, 200 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The beginning --
The story of the Untouchables as told by Eliot Ness --
Eliot Ness and his Untouchables --
The home office --
The bad guys and their old haunts --
The raids! --
Appendix 1. Ness's FBI files --
Appendix 2. Ness's N.A.R.A. personnel file --
Apdneix 3. FBI file on the TV show --
Appendix 4. Alexander Jamie, Eliot Ness's main influence and mentor --
Appendix 5. The book, is it reliable? --
Appendix 6. The Hollywood TV Untouchables --
Appendix 7. Official news items on Eliot Ness and his Untouchables: bits & pieces --
Appendix 8. A repentant man? --
Appendix 9. The final resting place of Eliot Ness & his family --
Appendix 10. Some important Untouchable facts.
Responsibility: by Roger Borroel.

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Al Capone was sent to the federal penitentiary for tax evasion, not for his mob activities. The daily job of fighting Capone's mob organization on the streets of Chicago fell on the shoulders of Ness and his Untouchables. Borroel presents the original narration typed out by Ness, which served as the basis for the 1957 book written with Oscar Fraley.

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