Apr 21, 2024 - History

Kaufmann quiz: Chicago stunts

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Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

This week in Chicago history, investigative journalist Geraldo Rivera went live on television to open a long-sealed vault belonging to Al Capone.

State of play: What would Rivera find? Well, nothing. But we all watched the spectacular failure. And in honor of Geraldo's 1986 special, we're asking: How well do you know Chicago's famous stunts?

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