Floor 1

100 Years of Made Men

The names, faces and backgrounds vary. The dates span more than a century. The crimes range from bootlegging to illegal gambling, drug trafficking to murder. Each story is different, yet there is a common thread: Men, and occasionally women, lured by money,...

Bringing Down the Mob

New York Mafia boss John Gotti once remarked, “Don’t ever say anything you don’t want played back to you someday.” But Gotti didn’t heed his own advice. His voice is one in a vast chorus of mobsters captured on wiretaps and bugs. After the Kefauver hearings...