Chicago's Gangster

Every July 22nd, a group of Chicagoans gather to memorialize the death of infamous and beloved bank robber John Dillinger, who spent a year evading the authorities and winning American hearts before he was shot dead in July, 1934.

The Third Coast International Audio Festival presents Chicago Sound Drops: short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. "Chicago's Gangster" is part of this series.