Al Capone’s Beer Wars
Join us for a lively conversation with CHM Vice President of Education and Interpretation John Russick and John J. Binder, author of Al Capone’s Beer Wars: A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago during Prohibition. Grab a beer while discovering the history of the mob in Chicago and the bootlegging gangs that occupied the city from 1920 to 1933. Hear about the myths and misconceptions related to the Capone gang, the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre, and other criminal groups that made up Chicago’s historic underworld.
6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.- Reception
6:00 p.m.- 6:45 p.m.- Book signing with John Binder (books will be available to purchase)
7:00 p.m.- Program
$25, $20 members
Ticket includes one complimentary drink, cash bar available.
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