Episode 44 - Rise of the Mafia in the United States


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In this episode we explore the origins of the American mafia and its influence on American politics in the early 20th century. We examine how immigration, prohibition and events in Europe led to the rise of American organized crime and how the Italian Mafia came to dominate the American underworld.

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