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Al Capone & the Route 66 Connection

Al Capone came to Chicago in 1921 at age 22 and took over for Johnny Torrio in 1924, overseeing a bloody era of wars with rival gangs. Many businesses on or near Route 66 had ties to Capone, including breweries, race tracks, roadhouses, even where he bought his Cadillacs and had them armor-plated! During this Bartlett Library program, Windy City Road Warrior Dave Clark will cover these and many other stories tying Capone to Route 66.
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