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American Justice, 243, Countdown to an Execution
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produced by Shane DuBow and David Boodell, in American Justice, 243 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
As his date with death approaches, a convicted killer and his attorney race to win a reprieve. The landmark series exposing the inner workings of the criminal justice system. Hosted by veteran reporter Bill Kurtis. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the frantic attempts to stay an execution. Most men don't know whe...
produced by Shane DuBow and David Boodell, in American Justice, 243 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 46 mins
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American Justice, Birth Of The American Mafia
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directed by David Osterlund; produced by David Osterlund, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 44 mins
"Birth of the American Mafia," highlights the arrival of the Italians from Sicily, with Al Capone and Lucky Luciano.
directed by David Osterlund; produced by David Osterlund, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 44 mins
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American Justice, Empire Of Crime
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directed by David Royle; produced by David Royle, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 47 mins
This video looks at how organized crime used World War II as an opportunity to cash in. In allied-occupied Italy, they became involved in the black market, and accelerated drug trafficking. At the same time, they expanded into legitimate businesses all over the U.S.
directed by David Royle; produced by David Royle, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 47 mins
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American Justice, The Kennedys And The Mob
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directed by Edward Gray, fl. 1979; produced by Edward Gray, fl. 1979, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
This American Justice program addresses Joe Kennedy's rumored involvement in bootlegging during Prohibition, his associations with mobster Frank Costello and singer Frank Sinatra, the efforts of his sons Bobby and Jack to crack down on the Mafia, the tragedy in Dallas, and more.
directed by Edward Gray, fl. 1979; produced by Edward Gray, fl. 1979, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 46 mins
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American Justice, The Prohibition Years
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directed by David Osterlund; produced by David Osterlund, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 32 mins
This American Justice program traces the origins of organized crime in the U.S., from the Irish bootleggers to the arrival of the Italian Mafia, which cracked down on the Irish and Jewish gangs.
directed by David Osterlund; produced by David Osterlund, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 1 hour 32 mins
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American Justice, Unions And The Mob
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directed by David Meyer; produced by David Meyer, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 48 mins
This American Justice program focuses on Mafia connections to big business and conflicts with unions and Communists.
directed by David Meyer; produced by David Meyer, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1993), 48 mins
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American Justice, Spies: Betraying A Nation
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directed by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993; produced by Jonathan Towers, fl. 1993, in American Justice (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 45 mins
A&E sniffs out a rat in the one-hour American Justice: Spies -- Betraying a Nation. The two world wars produced a handful of well-known heroes famous for stealing the enemy's secrets. The advent of the Cold War made it necessary to continue with international espionage. But, with later conflict resolutions, Americ...
directed by Ted Schillinger, fl. 1993; produced by Jonathan Towers, fl. 1993, in American Justice (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1994), 45 mins
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American Justice, Gangbusters
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directed by Eric Seuel Davies; produced by Eric Seuel Davies, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 46 mins
Organized crime thrived on collusion with corrupt politicians and lawmen. This American Justice program explains how gangbusters worked both within and outside America's formal legal machinery to break up criminal enterprises.
directed by Eric Seuel Davies; produced by Eric Seuel Davies, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 46 mins
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American Justice, Secrets Unveiled
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directed by Eric Seuel Davies; produced by Eric Seuel Davies, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
This American Justice program discusses the mob's thwarted attempt to work openly in Las Vegas, the Kefauver Hearings, the Apalachin Meeting, Joe Valachi and the breaking of the Mafia's code of silence, and the rise and fall of Vito Genovese.
directed by Eric Seuel Davies; produced by Eric Seuel Davies, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 45 mins
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American Justice, The Showdown
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directed by David Royle; produced by David Royle, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 55 mins
As this American Justice program illustrates, time ran out for the Sicilian Mafia as federal agents cracked down and brutal gangs from Colombia and Russia began to make their presence felt.
directed by David Royle; produced by David Royle, in American Justice and Target Mafia (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1996), 55 mins
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