The Mafia builds its own world--nightclubs, racetracks and casinos--and climbs its way to the highest levels of power. Vito Genovese accompanies General Patton on the invasion of Sicily and conducts drug deals on the side.
Examines the triangular relationship between politicians, lawmen, and the underworld. Features the murderous crime boss Dutch Schultz and his target, D.A. Thomas Dewey.
Covers the Kefauver hearings in 1950 that were the public's first exposure to the depth and brutality of the Mafia's dealings.