"Great picture! Was this where the US told the Baptista government that they would not support them unless they deported Luciano back to Italy, so they tracked him down, arrested him, paraded him in front of the press and deported him? Lucky always…"
"He was Cosa Nostra through and through. No doubt. But he shouldn't have been boss. In spite of Castellano being a disaster as a boss, whether we like it or not, he had the smarts and the ability to manage and execute white collar crime. The…"
"Agreed. Don Carlo built on what he took over and created a well oiled machine. Incredible what he achieved with all of the double dealing and back stabbing going on within the mob. Thanks again for the McClellan hearings link, made me laugh reading…"
"Good questions. Given what I have read and researched I would be surprised if Gallo pulled the trigger. Removing Anastasia was a massive play and whoever was behind could not afford for it to go wrong. If we accept that Gambino was behind…"
"Difficult to argue with that. JB was as smart as they come. No question we was able to learn from Torrio, Ricca, Capone and Nitti but his record speaks for it's self. He had the ability to be rational and violent and rule a bunch of tough men.…"