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American Gangster Season 3 Episodes

Season 3 Episode Guide

11 Episodes 2008 - 2009

Episode 1

Larry Davis

Thu, Oct 23, 2008 60 mins

Controversial convicted-murderer Larry Davis is profiled in the third-season premiere. Davis gained notoriety in 1986 after wounding six NYPD officers in a shoot-out and charging the police with corruption by luring him into the drug trade.

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Episode 2

"Monster" Kody

Thu, Oct 30, 2008 60 mins

A profile of "Monster" Kody Scott (aka Sanyika Shakur), who wrote the 1993 book "Monster: The Autobiography of an L.A. Gang Member."

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Episode 3

Midget Molley

Thu, Nov 6, 2008 60 mins

Profiling Atlantic City drug lord Robert "Midget" Molley, known for his purported income of $1 million a month, his diminutive size and his habit of wearing a gold crown. Molley, who was sent to prison in 1989, now fights for Muslim prisoners' rights after claiming he was abused by guards for his beliefs.

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Episode 4

Cornell Jones

Thu, Nov 13, 2008 60 mins

A profile of Cornell Jones, a former inmate who founded the nonprofit organization Miracle Hands.

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Episode 5

J. Edgar Hoover & COINTELPRO

Thu, Nov 20, 2008 60 mins

Examining COINTELPRO, a government counterintelligence program established in the 1950s under FBI director J. Edgar Hoover to disrupt dissident political organizations, including those championing civil rights and Communism.

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Episode 6

Guy Fisher

Thu, Dec 4, 2008 60 mins

A profile of Guy Fisher, the first black owner of Harlem's Apollo Theater and a convicted drug dealer.

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Episode 7

Willie Lloyd

Thu, Dec 18, 2008 60 mins

Profiling Willie Lloyd, a former Chicago gang lord who began working with antiviolence programs following his release from prison.

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Episode 8

The Jamaican Shower Posse

Thu, Jan 8, 2009 60 mins

A look at a violent Jamaican gang involved in island politics.

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Episode 9

The Romper Room Gang

Thu, Jan 15, 2009 60 mins

A look at a gang of thieves in San Francisco's Bay Area. Rapper Mac Dre, who was allegedly affiliated with the group, is also profiled.

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Episode 10

Mutulu Shakur

Thu, Jan 22, 2009 60 mins

A profile of Mutulu Shakur, stepfather of Tupac Shakur and former Black Liberation Army leader, is featured in the third-season finale.

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Episode 11

American Gangster

Mon, Jul 22, 2019 60 mins

A dogged outcast NYPD cop is charged with bringing down a Harlem drug lord, Frank Lucas.

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