Al Capone (front and center) being escorted to the train in Chicago that will take him to U. S. Federal Penitentiary in Atlanta.
Al Capone — the quintessential self-made American man, ruthless killer or both? Just his name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence. To this day, Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. The question is why?
Al Capone: Icon, Tuesday at 8 p.m. on PBS 6.