Here are photos and video from National Geographic’s ‘Inside the American Mob: Rise & Fall of Gotti.’ Episode 5 of the series has its broadcast premiere broadcast on Sunday, August 18, 2013 on Nat Geo channel at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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Watch a preview video above. There are more video highlights posted below. The six-part series reveals the story of the rise and the downfall of the Mafia in the U.S. starting in the 1970s.
Episode 5, ‘Rise & Fall of Gotti’ premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT, August 18, 2013. The story begins in 1986 which sees the majority of Mafia family bosses imprisoned in the aftermath of a court ruling. Remaining free, however, is an ambitious Gambino captain named John Gotti who rises to power in the void and becomes the family boss.
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Top Photo: They waited and finally the wire-tapping crusade the FBI conducted compiled enough evidence to arrest numerous mobsters. (Photograph by National Geographic Channels/ Rob Barocci)
Pictures and video courtesy of National Geographic Channel