Frank Lucas & The Country Boys: Heroin Kings of New York • 2017 • episode "S1E3" Drug Lords

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Frank Lucas does whatever it takes to become -- and remain -- the heroin king of New York. Meanwhile, three dedicated cops vow to bring him down.

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