The Mafia: An Exposé - Gallo, Colombo & Bonnano (1997)

Genres - Culture & Society, History  |   Sub-Genres - Law & Crime, Social History  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This program is part of a series that gets inside the skin of organized crime to expose both the dark and bright sides of the Mafia. The underworld organization that engages in many legitimate business activities continues to fascinate the public with its often raw tactics and legendary crime bosses. Archival film footage, photographs, and the first person accounts of Mafia insiders and law enforcement officials present the realities of organized crime. This episode recounts the story of three East Coast Mafia bosses, known for their violent tactics in their ruthless quest for economic control and power in the 1960s.

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corruption, crime-lord, criminal, gangster, mob-boss, organized-crime