REAL GANGS OF NEW YORK - See how the movie Gangs of New York uses Herbert Asbury's book to capture the nitty-gritty, the hardship, the corrupt politics and brutal gang wars of antebellum New York and paints the picture of early 19th Century New York, particularly the Five Points area around the Bowery on the Lower East Side. The Five Points area was ripe for crime and corrupt politicians. In fact, Boss Tweed and Tammany Hall, infamous corrupt New York political groups, used ethnic gangs to enforce their rule. AMERICAN GANGS - The Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is the fastest growing and one of America's most violent, white supremacists gangs. Notorious for killings, kidnappings and running the Texas Meth drug trade. Now for the first time, their leaders grant inside access to the gang they run from behind bars. GANG WARS: OAKLAND - Witness the real world of gangs and police as they battle for control of Oakland's streets. This is America's war zone: Oakland, California. Go up close and inside the lives of Oakland's gangs, into the jails where the leaders still operate, and along with the police as they hunt for a murderer if the rival gangs don't get him first. It's a city made up of thousands of gang members who own the streets and enforce their rules with guns and violence. Uncover the secrets and how it's all part of what everyone calls The Game a world of drugs, money, and retaliation. INSIDE THE GANGSTERS' CODE - In this compelling series from Discovery Channel, ex-Mafia insider Lou Ferrante goes Inside the Gangsters Code and reveals the untold secrets of the world's hidden leaders: gangsters whose international reach and power has grown to epic levels. Having served almost ten years in maximum security prisons across the USA, Lou uses his insider knowledge to dig deep into the epicentre of gang culture and organised crime, exploring their influence on the world's most dangerous streets and inside the worlds' most notorious prisons. UNDERCOVER: DOUBLE LIFE - What does it take to go deep undercover, spending extended periods of time in close quarters with the very people you are dedicated to putting behind bars? Could you live alongside some of the worlds most dangerous criminals, knowing each day that one small slip-up or piece of bad luck could see your cover blown and your life under threat? For the undercover operatives of Americas law enforcement agencies, life in deep cover is a reality. These are some of their stories.
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