American Gangster: Season 1 [NOOK Video]

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Season Runtime: 5 hours 06 minutes

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Overview

American Gangster chronicles the life and times of the 20th Century's most notorious African American crime figures. This season includes Stanley "Tookie" Williams, "Freeway" Ricky Ross and more
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Episodes

    • 1. Stanley "Tookie" Williams
    • Explore Tookie Williams' involvement in the Crips, their continuous battles with rival gang the Bloods, and the history of gangs in L.A. from WWII to the present.


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 11/28/2006

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    • 2. "Freeway" Ricky Ross
    • Illiterate, but an athlete, "Freeway" Ricky Ross went from being a sports king to the crack king in the 70s and 80s when drugs were turning L.A. into the 'Hood' from hell.


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date:

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    • 3. Lorenzo "Fat Cat" Nichols
    • From notorious driver and muscle man to Harlem's most powerful gangster, Frank Lucas ran the powder game with ruthless determination.


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 12/12/2006

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    • 4. Leroy "Nicky" Barnes
    • Black Inc became code for Murder Inc on the streets of Philly in the 1970s. Explore the mentality, the ruthless deranged violence that was the Philly Black Mafia.


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 12/19/2006

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    • 5. The Smith Brothers
    • In the wee hours of the morning on April 6, 2003, four men drilled a hole through the wall of a vacant restaurant in San Francisco's Union Square district that would eventually gain them entry into Lang Estate Jewelers.


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date: 1/2/2007

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    • 6. The Chambers Brothers
    • Some may refer to Billy Joe, Willie, Larry and Otis Chambers as the First Family of Crime. These four brothers who hailed from Arkansas grew up to be some of the most notorious drug lords in America, with profits that exceeded $


      Runtime: 41 minutes Rating: Original Air Date:

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Overview

American Gangster chronicles the life and times of the 20th Century's most notorious African American crime figures. This season includes Stanley "Tookie" Williams, "Freeway" Ricky Ross and more
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2949000075374
  • Network: Viacom
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Format: NOOK Video