By William Elliott Hazelgrove
William Hazelgrove offers the interesting and sprawling historical past in the back of the 1933 World's reasonable, the final of the golden age. He finds the tale of the six millionaire businessmen, dubbed the key Six, who beat Al Capone at his personal video game, finishing the gangster period as prohibition was once repealed. the tale of an exciting girl, Sally Rand, who embodied the World's reasonable together with her personal rags to riches tale and taken intercourse into the open. the tale of Rufus and Charles Dawes who gave the reasonable a subject after which chanced on financing within the worst fiscal occasions the rustic had ever skilled. the tale of the main corrupt mayor of Chicago, William Thompson, who owed his election to Al Capone; and the mayor who him, Anton Cermak, who used to be murdered months prior to the reasonable opened via an murderer many stated was once employed through Al Capone.
But such a lot of all it’s the tale a couple of urban battling for survival within the darkest of occasions; and a shining gentle of desire referred to as A Century of Progress.
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