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William Kennedy's Prohibition Story

  • Aired: 10/02/2011
  • 29:30
  • Rating: NR
The story of Albany's most notorious gangster is recounted by Albany's most notable storyteller, Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Kennedy. In discussing Jack 'Legs' Diamond, Kennedy paints a portrait of a man who embodied the essence of public sentiment on Prohibition, and who may have provoked Albany's most powerful politician to blur the lines between the criminals and the authorities.
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Pulitzer Prize-winner William Kennedy retells Prohibition era saga of Jack 'Legs' Diamond.
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