Synopsis by Karen Solomon
This video is part of a four-volume series from A&E that seeks to document how organized crime took hold in the U.S. and how it changed with the times. The relationship between the Mafia and the Kennedy family is explored. Vintage newsreels and Hollywood re-enactments of mob life tell the story, with narration by Bill Kurtis. In addition, a series of flamboyant Mafia historians and enthusiasts give interviews, first-hand accounts, and analyses that fill in the gaps. This collection provides a broad overview of one of the most popular facets of criminology.
gangster, organized-crime, Prohibition