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Memories of bodyguards and Al Capone

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Trevor Jensen of the Chicago Tribune writes about the life of George E.Q. Johnson Jr., whose father was the lead federal prosecutor in Chicago in the 1931 conviction of Al Capone.

Johnson's wife, Mary Ann, recalled of her husband's youth: "He'd had a bodyguard throughout the entire time. Even going out on dates, he had a bodyguard."

You can find the story here.

-- Keith Thursby

Photo: Al Capone at a football game in Chicago in 1931. Credit: Associated Press

 
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