Gangster History in St. Paul, Minnesota

Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936, talked about how St. Paul, Minnesota, became a… read more

Paul Maccabee, author of John Dillinger Slept Here: A Crooks Tour of Crime and Corruption in St. Paul, 1920-1936, talked about how St. Paul, Minnesota, became a safe haven for the most wanted men and women in the country in the early 20th century and gave a tour of sites associated with gangsters, focusing on John Dillenger. Sites included the court room where John Dillinger, his girlfriend, and members of the Barker gang were tried and convicted, a popular speakeasy where Dillinger and other gangsters spent time and Dillinger’s residence where a shootout with the FBI took place.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2014 LCV Cities Tour” in St. Paul, Minnesota, from July 21-24 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. close

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Gangster History in St. Paul, Minnesota

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St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
First Aired:
Sep 20, 2014 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Sep 22, 2014 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Sep 20, 2014 | 12:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 2014 | 10:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 21, 2014 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 22, 2014 | 5:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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