In The Moment ... August 8, 2019 Show 633 Hour 2
Tim Bjorkman will tell the story of a good man gone bad when the History and Heritage Book Club meets Tuesday, August 13, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
A family man and locomotive engineer, Verne Sankey was drawn to the lucrative world of bootlegging during Prohibition. Sankey parlayed his bootlegging adventures into bank robbery and eventually a ransom scheme.
Bjorkman is the author of "Verne Sankey: America's First Public Enemy."