Hey Chaplain

035 - The Kansas City Mafia: Gary Jenkins, Gangland Wire, Part 1

August 15, 2022 Jared Altic
Hey Chaplain
035 - The Kansas City Mafia: Gary Jenkins, Gangland Wire, Part 1
Show Notes

Today we're diving into the history of the Kansas City Mafia with mafia expert and former KCMO detective, Gary Jenkins. In this, the first of two parts, Gary takes us from Ellis Island immigration through World War 2, discussing Prohibition, the Pendergast Machine, carpet joints, narcotics, gambling, and the mafia connection to politicians and other corruption. We also talk about the Kansas City mafia as portrayed on screen.

Listen to podcast episodes and watch Gary's documentaries on the Gangland Wire website: https://ganglandwire.com

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Music by DJ Williams and by Chris Haugen

Hey Chaplain Podcast Episode 035