Gurnee library to host event on Al Capone and Chicago's Beer Wars

Daily Herald report
Updated 1/19/2020 5:23 PM

The Warren-Newport Public Library will host a lunchtime event Wednesday on Al Capone and Chicago's Beer Wars. The event, part of the library's "Lunch & Learn" program, will cover the beginning of the Volstead Act -- also known as the National Prohibition Act -- to the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and give a sense of what Chicago was like in the Roaring Twenties. The event will run from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22. Registration is available online at

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