In the 1970's, a group of ruthless Irish punks called the "Westies", managed to terrorize Hell's Kitchen in New York City. They had a penchant for violence and a desire to control the illegal activities on Manhattan's west side. Young Irish thug Jimmy Coonan teamed up with Mickey Featherstone, a Vietnam veteran with a reputation for being a ruthless killer. The "Westies" ruled the streets, protecting their various rackets, including drug dealing and extortion, through extreme violence. They were so powerful they were able to work as contract killers for the Gambino crime family.
Bowman, as international president of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club, ordered kidnappings, firebombings, assaults and murders. He joined another exclusive club in 1997, the "FBI Ten Most Wanted" list. Bowman was brought to justice with the help of an informant on the inside of the Outlaw brotherhood.
A full Biography episode on the Onassis Family
A look back at the wealth and scandals that marked the life of Greek shipping tycoon Aristotle Onassis. Onassis stirred controversy when he married Jackie Kennedy; his first wife, Tina Livanos, ended their marriage when she caught him making love to opera star Maria Callas; his sister-in-law died in mysterious circumstances and Tina committed suicide; his son, Alexander, was killed in a freak plane accident; his daughter, Christina, died at 37 after an unhappy life; and Onassis himself died broken-hearted in 1975.
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