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Origins of the Mafia
Federal Agents Excavate Suspected Mafia Graveyard
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Italian-American Mafia(11 Photos)
View images of the some the most famous Mafia dons and henchmen in New York City's history, including John Gotti, Paul Castellano and Anthony Salerno.
Al Capone and Prohibition
Al Capone and Prohibition(13 Photos)
Learn about the gangster Al Capone and explore the era he lived in through images of prohibition, prisons, gang violence and much more.
Coroner's Report: Al Capone
Coroner's Report: Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:38)
Video Clip (2:38)
Al Capone survived assassination attempts, brutal gang wars and an attack by a fellow inmate at Alcatraz. How did unprotected sex finally take down one of history's most notorious gangsters?
Omerta: Code of La Cosa Nostra
Omerta: Code of La Cosa NostraVideo Clip (1:42)
Video Clip (1:42)
The Mafioso adhered to this strict code of silence when dealing with the law. Death was the almost certain punishment for violators.
Al Capone's Hangout
Al Capone's HangoutVideo Clip (2:29)
Video Clip (2:29)
The popular Green Mill Lounge sat above an elaborate maze of tunnels utlized by Al Capone for quick escapes and the transportation of patrons, criminals and booze.
Gangster Al Capone Exploits Prohibition
Gangster Al Capone Exploits ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:41)
Video Clip (2:41)
Get a look at how Al Capone and the Mona Lisa club profited by selling bootleg beer.
America Goes Dry with Prohibition
America Goes Dry with ProhibitionVideo Clip (2:35)
Video Clip (2:35)
From 1919 to 1933, the manufacture and sale of alcohol is banned in the United States.
The Many Moods of Al Capone
The Many Moods of Al CaponeVideo Clip (2:00)
Video Clip (2:00)
There's more than meets the eye to Al Capone, the Prohibition-era leader of organized crime in Chicago.
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931
Al Capone Sentenced, 1931Video Clip (0:36)
Video Clip (0:36)
In this History Uncut video clip, watch actual video footage of Al Capone the day he was sentenced to jail in 1931.
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