The origins of organized crime

Posted at 5:51 PM, Jun 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-23 17:51:01-04

I’ve been an American organized crime historian all my life. And its history is rich and fascinating.

Now, to be sure, with the passing of James Gandolfini , someone will invariably bring up whether shows like his and The Godfather portrayed and depicted unfairly the Italian-American.