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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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aired 343 days ago
"Lucky" Luciano takes over the mob, organizing the Five Families, but as his power increases, so does interest from the Feds.
aired 343 days ago
Charles "Lucky" Luciano gains power in the New York underworld during prohibition; when two bosses start a mob war, Luciano plans to kill them both.
aired 346 days ago
Charles "Lucky" Luciano teams up with Meyer Lansky and Bugsy Siegel in New York, and during prohibition, he makes a fortune.

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