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By Larry Wood

Desperadoes like Frank and Jesse James earned Missouri the nickname of the "Outlaw kingdom" after the Civil battle, and that attractiveness the zone into the Prohibition period in the course of the feverish illegal activity of Bonnie and Clyde, the Barkers and Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd. Duck into the Slicker battle of the 1840s, a vigilante move that devolved right into a lingering feud during which the 2 aspects occasionally meted out whippings, referred to as slickings, on one another. Or witness the Kansas urban bloodbath of 1933, a shootout among legislation enforcement officials and legal gang contributors who have been attempting to unfastened Frank Nash, a infamous gang chief being escorted to federal legal. stick with Larry wooden in the course of the such a lot shameful and savage component of the Show-Me State's history.

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