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Fulsom, Don

Summary: Unbeknownst to most people even now, the election of 1968 placed the patron saint of the Mafia in the White House. In other words, Richard Nixon would go on to not only lead a criminal presidency; he would be totally indebted to our nation's top mobsters. By 1969, thanks in large part to his long-time campaign manager and political advisor Murray Chotiner, a lawyer who specialized in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of St. Martin's Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.924 FUL

Summary: The world's most infamous crime organization had done very well for itself in the Old Country, but did not truly blossom until its nefarious emissaries reached the shores of America. Featuring revealing interviews with victims and perpetrators of mob violence, combined with gripping archival film footage. Features Mafia trivia Q & A, direct scene access, and more.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2011

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

Bair, Deirdre

Summary: "Born in 1899 in Brooklyn, New York, to poor, Italian immigrant parents, Al Capone went on to become the most infamous gangster in American history. In 1925, during the height of Prohibition, Capone's multi-million-dollar Chicago bootlegging, prostitution, and gambling operation dominated the organized-crime scene. His competition with rival gangs was brutally violent, a long-running war that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CAPONE, AL BAI

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: A & E Television Networks 2001

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

Kurtz, Michael L.

Contents: The assassination and its aftermath -- Conflict: the evidence -- Conflict: the case for the lone assassin -- Conflict: the case for conspiracy -- Consensus: the facts -- Lee Harvey Oswald -- The intelligence connection -- The organized crime connection.

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Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1524 KUR