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Master storyteller and Pulitzer Prize-winning author William Kennedy recounts the fascinating and violent exploits of gangster-bootlegger Jack 'Legs' Diamond during the prohibition era. After two sensational trials in Troy, New York, Diamond sought to build his empire in Albany, but soon collided with the capital city's already-established illicit liquor trade in the days leading up to his murder.

Aired: 10/02/11

Rating: NR

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