When we hear the name “Godfather” we usually think of the characters in the 1972 masterpiece “The Godfather” by Francis Ford Coppola. With the role of the Godfather played by Marlon Brando and then Al Pacino in the later movies. For the younger generation they associate the role of the Godfather to James Gandolfini for his role as Tony Soprano, an American Mafia boss in the HBO series The Sopranos. Many would say that these portrayals of the Boss of the Mafia family known as “The Don” and not the Godfather is just a TV version and does not represent the real underworld of the Mafia.
We will look at the five Mafia Families of New York City and trace their histories back to their roots in the early days of the 1900’s, up to the current day Families. We will look at each Family and follow them through the tough streets of New York, through civil wars and assassinations. And in some cases to the court rooms and the gravesides.
We will explore “History of The Godfathers”
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