Now PlayingPBS Gangster Night
This Tuesday, July 22 is Gangster Night on PBS. The all-new Al Capone: Icon at 8:00 p.m. ET, chronicles the complicated life of one of America's favorite mob bosses. Immediately following at 9:00 p.m. ET, History Detectives Special Investigations premieres “Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?”
Al Capone: Icon
July 22 at 8pm ET | LEARN MORE
Al Capone: just his name sparks images of pin stripe suits and ruthless murders. More than 80 years after the height of his power we are still fascinated with this celebrity gangster. The question is why? The special exposes Capone not only as a bootlegger, killer and gangster, but as the popular public figure who opened one of the nation’s first soup kitchens, fought for expiration dates on milk and wrote love songs to his wife from prison. On this all-new American Icons, Al Capone’s enduring impact.
History Dectectives Special Investigations: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa
July 22 at 9pm ET | LEARN MORE
Hosted by veteran detectives Tukufu Zuberi and Wes Cowan and new host Kaiama Glover, the reformatted 11th season of History Detectives explores controversial Teamsters president Hoffa’s final days and the multiple theories as to why he was killed and just who pulled the trigger. While others have concentrated on locating Hoffa’s body, the History Detectives are after the answer to the more important question: Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa?”