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The trade in alcohol — illegal under Prohibition — led to the rise of organized crime and men such as Chicago gangster Al Capone, photographed here on Jan. 19, 1931. AP hide caption

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Prohibition-Era Gang Violence Spurred Congress To Pass First Gun Law

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The 74-year-old daughter of the late Philadelphia crime boss Angelo Bruno still lives in the family home. There's "not a lot of encouragement" for people who want the property considered a piece of history. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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