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A Look Back: This month in Atlanta’s history

By Ann Taylor Boutwell May 3, 1932: At Dearborn Station in Chicago, onlookers watched as handcuffed gangster Al Capone boarded the Dixie Express bound for the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. In 1931, a federal grand jury convicted him on income tax evasion. While in the Atlanta Pen, Capone manipulated prison guards for cell amenities such as […]