Traces the historical influence of the Mafia on New York's waterfront, drawing on the investigative series of New York Sun reporter Malcolm "Mike" Johnson into the region's racketeering, violent territorial disputes, and union corruption.
J'accuse--yes, I accuse--but it's not merely a petty criminal I am accusing . . . He would be powerless without support, and the support which he has been given by certain police officers, magistrates, and lawyers gives him good reason to believe that he can obtain any impunity he may need.