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FRONTLINE/WORLD

Taking on the Mafia

  • Aired: 01/26/2009
  • 56:46
  • Rating: NR
The inside story of a group of shop owners and young activists who stood up to the powerful Sicilian mafia. Carola Mamberto explores the story of a restaurant owner - backed by an upstart anti-mafia movement of young people and an elite law enforcement team - who refused to pay the mafia's monthly "tax," taking a stand against mob bosses who've kept Italy in their grip for decades.
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A restaurant owner - backed an anti-mafia movement - refuses to pay the mafia's "tax."
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