Kansas City River Quay Mob War

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Presented by Blue Springs North Branch - Mid-Continent Public Library at Mid-Continent Public Library - Blue Springs North Branch, Blue Springs MO

Feb 17
Kansas City River Quay Mob War

There is a good reason why so many books have been written about Kansas City’s mob history; there is much to be told.

What started out as an arts and entertainment district devolved into a mafia war zone over parking and strip clubs during the 1970s. Learn firsthand what went down, who killed whom and why, and get a retrospective narrated visual tour by one of the major participants while he was still in the Federal Witness Protection Program. Terence O’Malley, director of the film and book “Black Hand Strawman: The History of Organized Crime in Kansas City” separates fact from fiction in this granular
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Free admission. For adults. Registration is required.

Contact: 816-224-8772

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Mid-Continent Public Library - Blue Springs North Branch

850 NW Hunter Drive, Blue Springs, MO 64015

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