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Title:
The world history of organized crime
Author:
Alexander, Scott (Scott M.)
Edition:
[DVD version].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Distributed by New Video, [2002]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (250 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A comprehensive look at the operations of the most infamous outlaw syndicates on earth. Featuring interviews with highly-placed officials and convicted gansters from Russia, Colombia, Sicily, China and India.
General Note:
Originally produced for television broadcast.

Special features: Timeline of historical events of each country.

For specific features see interactive menu.
Language:
English
Contents:
v. 1. Sicily ; Russia ; Columbia -- v. 2. China, India and Columbia.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780767043885

9780767043892

9780767043908
UPC:
733961704006 (set)

733961704013 (v. 1)

733961704020 (v. 2)
Format :
DVD

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Summary

From China's Triads to Russia's Redfellas, The World History of Organized Crime spans the globe to explore the past and expose the operations of the most infamous outlaw syndicates on earth.Each of the five episodes in this comprehensive set -- Sicily, Russia, Colombia, China and India -- features interviews with highly-placed officials, people like the former Colombian minister of justice, Bombay, India's police commissioner and veteran FBI and DEA agents. Their tales, along with those of convicted gangsters, make this the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at the many faces of organized crime in the world today. It's required viewing for any crime buff.
-- A comprehensive, worldwide investigation of organized crime.
-- Extensive interviews with dozens of top law enforcement officials.
-- Footage of high-profile anti-crime operations.
-- Rare testimony from convicted gangsters.
-- Five complete programs on 4 VHS tapes or 2 DVDs.


Summary

Spans the globe and explores the past, and exposes the operations of the most infamous outlaw syndicates on Earth. Covers: Sicily, Russia, Colombia, China, and India.


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