Crime Bosses

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season

Travel through the shadowy underground of the world's biggest kingpins.

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Heroin, Terrorists, & Kings of Pain
9. Heroin, Terrorists, & Kings of Pain
June 21, 2017
After 9/11, heroin lords and terrorists forge an unholy alliance. Big Pharma becomes the new big drug lord as Americans grow more addicted and begin to ponder if the war on drugs is worth it.
Gangs, Prisons, & Meth Queens
8. Gangs, Prisons, & Meth Queens
June 20, 2017
American cities explode with drug violence as the Clinton administration inadvertently opens the door for Mexican cartels. An unlikely meth queen rises, while a crime lord takes vengeance.
Cocaine, Cartels, & Crack Downs
7. Cocaine, Cartels, & Crack Downs
June 19, 2017
Cocaine lands in America from secret airports, lining the pockets of violent cartel bosses as the CIA's shadow wars have unintended consequences. President Reagan cracks down as crack invades the USA.
Acid, Spies, & Secret Experiments
6. Acid, Spies, & Secret Experiments
June 18, 2017
Uncover the roots of America's War on Drugs, from secret assassination attempts and bizarre experiments with LSD to covert government support of heroin traffickers.
The Drug Wars
5. The Drug Wars
May 24, 2013
Uncover the conspiracies behind America's 40-year anti-drug campaign. Is it possible that the liquidity of the drug trade is actually keeping the fragile global economy afloat?
John Gotti
4. John Gotti
July 19, 2008
A volatile temper and a legendary flair for fashion helped John Gotti rise to the top of the Gambino crime family - and become one of the most well-known figures in Mafia history.
Whitey Bulger
3. Whitey Bulger
June 14, 2008
James "Whitey" Bulger reigned supreme in Boston's underworld for more than 20 years, due in part to a remarkable relationship with the FBI that flushed out other mobsters while consolidating Bulger's power.
The Rise and Fall of El Chapo
2. The Rise and Fall of El Chapo
July 24, 2016
Killer, drug smuggler, Houdini of jailhouse escapes: the legend of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is well known. Take a closer look at the man whose reputation is matched only by that of his international drug cartel.
Pablo Escobar
1. Pablo Escobar
April 2, 2012
Pablo Escobar was Colombia's king of cocaine, a man his own government was afraid to touch. But he also violated the dead, set fire to millions in cash to keep warm, and even helped the U.S. hunt Osama Bin Laden.
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Travel through the shadowy underground of the world's biggest kingpins.

  • Premiere Date
    April 2, 2012