Chronicles Magazine Crime

Tough Tamales

Maybe I should hop a jet to Vegas for a weekend at the dice tables or hang out in Beverly Hills for a while. Maybe I should bang a couple of hookers or sniff some cocaine—you know, something recreational to change my mood.

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    The Managerial Mob

    The history of the Mob, the mainly Italian and Sicilian organized crime syndicate that came to typify gangsters in the 1930's, is in fact the history of American corporate business and of American society in the first part of the 20th century.

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    Running With the Mob

    The New York Mob ain't dead, but it's far from the robust times it enjoyed when the five New York crime families— Bonanno, Colombo, Gambino, Genovese, and Lucchese—single-handedly controlled the city's powerful labor unions and ran roughshod over...

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