In addition Al Capone kept his home guarded 24/7 ("Top 10 Infamous American Gangsters & Mobsters). As a way of retaliation against the gangs who attempted his life he fought back on Valentine’s Day in 1929. This date marks a massacre that occurred which raised violence in the Chicago area, this day was known as St. Valentine’s Day Massacre. Many accused Capone’s mob as the ones who began the massacre although Al Capone was in Florida leaving him out of suspicion. Al Capone dates to be in court would change continuously due to the fact that Al Capone had a medical condition which prohibited Al Capone from traveling from Florida, where he was currently at, to Chicago.
When Hadley assaults the newcomer on the first day and kills him and when he also kills Tommy makes the viewers wonder who should be behind the bars and who should be out. Also when Hadley had Andy’s life in his hand, when he held over the edge of the roof or when he paralysed the leader of the ‘Sisters’ gang. A question comes into one’s mind, why does a facility made to change the habits of criminals allow their guards and their Warden to exhibit those very habits they try to change? For a man who presents himself as a follower of God, Warden Norton shows us little to none of the qualities a man of God should have. Also how Brooks didn’t want to be released from prison and how while he was free he thought of breaking his parole to go back into prison.
Ronald Joncas, an inmate in the documentary, notes that it is illogical to expect the inmates to behave as humans yet they are treated like animals while in jail (Edge). The idleness in the cells prompts the prisoners to do the craziest of things including cutting and even sacking their ball, such an inmate may end up crazy after the jail term, and the prison, therefore, fails in its objective which is correcting the behavior (Edge). The filmmaker aims to draw the attention of the federal government and the state of the prisons in America. Solitary cells should be minimally used so that they serve as a corrective measure and not making the inmates worse. The information is accurate because it is based on real life experiences.
“The time has come… you must leave all this…”(Wiesel 16) They had to leave all their belongings behind believing one day they would be back, but in the reality of the holocaust it was most likely they would never be back. In a way when they left all their belongings behind , but they also left many of their stories, identities but biggest of all their soul. Of course being in the ghetto was a horrible experience but none of them imagined that only the worst was yet to come . After being in the Ghetto for a short period of time they had to be transported in the trains to the concentration camps.“(Wiesel 22) The Hungarian police made us climb into the cars,
The mafia did not instantly become a global phenomenon, but instead had its humble beginnings in the midst of the illegal alcohol trade. Before Prohibition, most gangs limited their criminal activity to thievery and gambling; but soon transformed into organized groups of “bootleggers”; individuals who illegally imported liquor and resold it to the Americans (Bryan). One prominent example of a bootlegging gangster who became a millionaire would be Alphonse ‘Al’ Capone. To elaborate; because bootlegging had been deemed illegal under Prohibition, Capone had bribed to politicians and police, paying off every law enforcement agent in exchange for immunity in the districts in which he operated his illegal businesses. (Sullivan, 149).
1969, Mario Puzo, an Italian-American writer, published the book The Godfather, which was about the life of a Mafia family in New York. Inspired by the book, the film The Godfather came out in 1972 and was directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Puzo and Coppola collaborated on the film and what the duo experienced during filming was unlike that of any other in film history. The Mafia was an “Italian-American faction of organized crime,”, who were known for causing trouble. Puzo decided to write a book about a fictional Mob family in New York City.
In, 1899, Al Capone was born, to two poor Italian immigrants, in Brooklyn, New York. Al grew up in Brooklyn, and at an early age began getting involved in crimes. He became an apprentice to John Torrio a notorious gang leader. As prohibition deepened, his involvement in organized crime, became a lot greater. As time went on John Torrio, handed over the reigns to Al Capone himself.
John Wayne Gacy or "Pogo the clown" as many knew him, remains as one of today's most popular serial killers. Gacy was raised quiet boy who worked odd jobs for money. At the age of 11, Gacy hit his head while playing on a swing set causing a blood clot in his brain that was not discovered till the age of 16. A year later he was diagnosed with a heart condition that he was hospitalized for several times during the period of his life. After dropping out of high school during his senior year just prior to graduation, John Wayne Gacy flew to Las Vegas where he was employed part-time as a janitor in order to save up enough money to buy a ticket to fly to Chicago.
Charles went back to his mother but she didn’t want him back. He lived on the streets and struggled to survive but got into illegal acts to get money. After many robberies he was put in jail for the first time and one month before he was going to get out he raped a boy in the jail cell by holding
Miklo’s actions and disruptiveness allowed him to pay for the variety of crimes he violated. He was on probation for beating his father, shot and killed a guy in a gang fight, and also killed another inmate while he was in prison. Cruz’s hard work and dedication to his artwork was thrown away due to his decision-making. He was using and