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Michael Riedel delves deep into mob history as he previews  AMC’s  new top- notch docudrama  “The Making of the Mob: New York

Florida has Disney World, but New York has Gangland.

The history of the mob in America begins here, at Ellis Island. Between 1899 and 1910, nearly 2 million southern Italians fled grinding poverty to arrive at the gateway to America — Giuseppe Masseria, Frank Costello and Salvatore Lucania (the future Charles “Lucky” Luciano) among them.

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