Why Is Luciano Important

Luciano’s luck did eventually run out. In May of 1936, he and eight members of his vice racket were brought in for facilitating prostitution. The evidence against Luciano wasn’t strong, as he had no ties to prostitution, but during the trial he was disastrously cross-examined by Dewey (“Charles “Lucky” Luciano”, 2009). Dewey questioned Luciano for … Read more

Political Corruption: Bell, California Essay

Political corruption has been around seemingly forever. It’s like a weed that never will go away no matter how much you want it gone. Indeed Robert Lekachman noted, “Greed characterizes the workings of government” (360). Bell, California is an example of how political corruption took place. City councilmen and women took misappropriations of public funds, … Read more