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Summary: This collection of documentaries produced by A & E presents a broad overview of organized crime in America, beginning with immigrants who formed gangs soon after arriving in the late 19th century. The focus is on Italian-American gangsters, though there are mentions of Irish and Jewish gangs, which at various times cooperated with or competed against the Mafia, and one program in the collection...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAF

Neff, James

Summary: In a book based on newly released documents, the author sheds a new light on the historic battle between U.S. Attorney General Robert Kennedy and Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa during the Senate Rackets Committee hearings and beyond during 1957 to 1964.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.921 NEF

Kennedy, Robert F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.168 KEN

Tanenbaum, Robert.

Summary: "A villainous union leader is willing to go to whatever lengths necessary to protect his corrupt longshoremen's union. When a whistleblower tries to clean up the system, the leader sees his way of life threatened by this bold newcomer. He orders an open hit contract to kill the man, which is carried out by three of his underlings. Soon the law picks up on the trail, and Marlene Ciampi and Butch...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

Tanenbaum, Robert.

Summary: While New York City sizzles beneath a blanket of early summer humidity, the Karp family is happily taking refuge in their renovated farmhouse on Long Island's north shore. Karp's battles against the city's corrupt politicians are never-ending. His wife, Marlene, is training guard dogs; Lucy is enjoying her summer break from Boston College. The tide quickly changes, however, when Marlene...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC TAN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS TAN

Summary: An ex-fighter gets a job working on the gang-ridden waterfront under a crooked gangster boss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ON