Al Capone is America's best known gangster and perhaps the single greatest symbol of the collapse of law and order in the United States during the Prohibition era of the 1920s. The FBI branded the bootlegging kingpin America's Public Enemy #1.
Prohibition-era gangster George Francis Barnes Jr. makes a name for himself by committing crimes with a Thompson submachine gun.
Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow target banks and gas stations during their early 1930s crime spree across rural America.
Depression-era gangster John Dillinger and his criminal gang gain notoriety with a string of bank robberies across the Midwest.
Depression-era criminal Charles Arthur "Pretty Boy" Floyd robs numerous banks and becomes Public Enemy No. 1 after John Dillinger is killed by federal agents.
Depression-era bank robber Lester Gillis, better known as Baby Face Nelson, begins his criminal career at an early age in the Chicago slums.
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