Facts About The Great Depression That Aren’t As Dark And Gloomy As You’re Expecting

The Robin Hood Of Chicago


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Capone made a fortune bootlegging alcohol during the prohibition and went for the Robin Hood approach to public opinion. People who went to his soup kitchen would tell reporters that he was doing more for the poor than the government ever did.

His kitchen served breakfast, lunch, and dinner with the most common food being a hearty beef stew. He even went as far as to offer some of the customers’ jobs at the establishment.