American Gangster Season 1
S01 E01Nov 29, 2006
Stanley Tookie Williams Nov 29, 2006 He was a Nobel Peace Prize nominee, he worked with troubled youth and he co-founded one of the most infamous gangs that continues to terrorize the Black community nationwide. His life is documented in this installment.
S01 E02Dec 6, 2006
Freeway Ricky Ross Dec 6, 2006 This installment chronicles Ross' rise and fall in narcotics distribution and his unusual connection to the Reagan-era CIA/Iran-Contras controversy.
S01 E03Dec 13, 2006
Leroy Nicky Barnes Dec 13, 2006 This installment chronicles Barnes' life addiction to heroine beginning in the 1950s. He is now known as the most notorious snitch in history.
S01 E04Dec 20, 2006
Troy & Dino Smith Dec 20, 2006 This installment explores the Smiths' rise from teen criminals to masterminds of some of Bay Area's most cunning crimes.
S01 E05Dec 27, 2006
The Chambers Brothers Dec 27, 2006 Billy Joe, Larry, Willie and Otis Chambers are some of the most notorious drug lords in America. This installment chronicles their high points and their fall in 1988 because Larry videotaped the drug deals, and the tapes were found.
S01 E06Jan 3, 2007
Lorenzo 'Fat Cat' Nichols Jan 3, 2007 This installment shows what Queens, NY was really like when Nichols roamed the streets.
S01 E06Jan 2, 2007
Fat Cat Nichols Jan 2, 2007 Nichols was one of the top drug lords in 1980s New York.