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Museum showcases America's gangsters


It's a part of America's past that may not be celebrated in the history books but certainly left a mark on the early 20th century.

Mobsters, booze and organized crime were all part of the world that turned many streets over to gangsters like Al Capone.

Now the stories from that time are being told at a unique museum in New York and its unlikely founder gives the BBC this First Person account of his criminal collection.

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