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Following a first installment that profiled the history of organized crime in New York, AMC moves west to the Windy City to chronicle the rise and fall of iconic gangster Al Capone. The eight-episode docudrama begins by charting Capone's early days before his move to Chicago, where a bootlegging battle among gangs prompts Capone to challenge his rivals. As he consolidates power, he achieves legendary status for his ruthless tactics and over-the-top lifestyle that attracts the wrath of President Herbert Hoover. The series features interviews with historians, authors, actors, law enforcement personnel and family members, including actors Vincent Pastore and Michael Madsen, New York Times best-selling author and Al Capone expert Jonathan Eig, and former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman.

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