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Binaggio, Charles (7)
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1. Another Shocker for Kansas City Another Shocker for Kansas City May/15/1950 Many photos of court appearances and buildings of organized crime members involved with the murdered men, Binaggio and Gargotta.

2. Charles Gargotta Charles Gargotta Newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and Times on Charles Gargotta, the organized crime leader in Kansas City shot to death in 1950, with photos.

3. Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers Charles Gargotta Being Escorted by Officers August 16, 1933 Mobster Charles Gargotta (center) being escorted to his arraignment to face charges of murdering bootlegger Ferris Anthon and the attempted murder of Sheriff Thomas Bash on August 12, 1933. He is being...

4. Crime's Grip on Politics: Reported from Kansas City Crime's Grip on Politics: Reported from Kansas City 16-17//1950 Crime and gambling--and their ties with politics in President Truman's home county--are starting to come into the open. [G]ambling a 34.5-million-dollar deal in Kansas City.

5. He Beats the Rap but You Take It He Beats the Rap but You Take It May/17/1935 Photo and article about the murder trail of Charles Gargotta, "rat-faced Pendergast political lieutenant and gangster" reportedly interrupted by Sheriff Thomas Bash in "a killing party on Armour boulevard...

6. Missouri: Murder on Truman Road Missouri: Murder on Truman Road April/17/1950 Photos and biographical article about Charles Binaggio, Jackson County political boss, killed in his "First District Democratic Club on Truman Road in Kansas City" in 1950 along with Charles Gargotta,...

7. National Affairs: "This Terrible Lawlessness" National Affairs: "This Terrible Lawlessness" May/8/1950 Story of the killing of organized crime figures in gambling racket.

8. Organized Crime in Kansas City Organized Crime in Kansas City 2008 "Open City is an historical work detailing and analyzing the birth and growth of an organized crime 'family' in Kansas City during the first 50 yars of the 20th Century" (back cover). It includes names...

9. Shots End a Missouri Political Career Shots End a Missouri Political Career April/17/1950 Article providing an overview of the political and criminal circumstances of the murder of Charles Binaggio at the Democratic Club in Kansas City in 1948, with several photos including Charles Gargotta,...

10. The Binaggio and Gargotta Murders The Binaggio and Gargotta Murders April 6-August 6, 1950 A collection of 111 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times detailing the murders of Charles Binaggio and Charles Gargotta and the subsequent investigation...

11. The Crime-Ridden Summer of 1933 The Crime-Ridden Summer of 1933 September 8, 1963 Article reviews the events of the 1933 summer when Mary McElroy was kidnapped, eleven prisoners escaped from the Kansas penitentiary in Lansing, The Union Station Massacre took place, Bonnie and Clyde...

12. Will They Be Able to Silence Mr. Bash? Will They Be Able to Silence Mr. Bash? June/28/1935 Photo and biographical article about Thomas Bash, "shooting sheriff" of Jackson County testifying in trial about the shooting regarding Charles Gargotta. Speculations about his reasons for testifying against...