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Al Capone's Great Niece Puts Pen To Paper: 'Uncle Al Capone' Starts Family Feud

Wall Street Journal | David Kesmodel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Deirdre Marie Capone, a great niece of Al Capone, spent years concealing her connection to the legendary mobster. Like a lot of his relatives, she use...

Al Capone Wasn't Brought Down By Eliot Ness, It Was The IRS: Author Jonathan Eig On Jon Stewart (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jonathan Eig, author of the new book "Get Capone," was on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about the true story of Al Capone, which has gotten lost...

Tax Day 2010: How The Income Tax Put Al Capone Behind Bars

Jonathan Eig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jonathan Eig

As this year's tax deadline approaches, let's skip the usual grumbling and look at the bright side: Income tax has helped the government put some of the country's most notorious criminals behind bars.