The Real Godfathers: Frank Costello

The Real Godfathers: Frank Costello

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With the imprisonment of “Lucky” Luciano, Frank Costello became the boss of the most powerful crime family in New York.

Costello made the most of of his opportunity but considered the job as a burden and longed to escape the stigma of his criminal roots for the world of legitimate business. “Frank Costello” profiles the life of the reluctant gangster through period accounts, historic footage and the recollections of those who knew him. Discover how he virtually ran New York politics through his iron grip on Tammany Hall and how his empire crashed down around him when the Kefauver hearings targeted him as the number on racketeer in the country.

From escaping poverty by running booze to avoiding death at the hands of hit-man Vincent “the Chin” Gigante, this is the thrilling story of the shady life of Frank Costello.