Mobsters In Our Midst


The true story of Kansas City's longest-reigning crime family boss. Nick Civella, a former tire theif, against all odds, took over leadership of the local mob, known as the "Outfit", and for the next 30 years oversaw the varied rackets common to La Cosa Nostra crime families. Not as well known outside of Kansas City, as bosses in New York or Chicago, Civella nonetheless came to wield considerable influence in Cosa Nostra affairs, especailly when it came to the Teamsters and the Nevada gaming industry. In the end, he and his 'Outfit" were decimated by one of the FBI's most important prosecutions of the day.