Time: 6:30 pm
Location: New York Public Library, Stephen A. Schwarzman Building (5th Ave. & 42nd St., Manhattan)Price: Free, RSVP here
Eunice Hunton Carter was a granddaughter of slaves, a graduate of Smith College and Fordham Law, and an African-American attorney—an unlikely combination in 1930s New York. When special prosecutor Thomas Dewey picked 20 lawyers to clean up the city’s organized crime, she was the only non-white man on the team. There she devised the strategy that ultimately resulted in the conviction of lucky Luciano, one of the most powerful mob bosses in history.See more free New York City events & things to do on Nifty NYC.
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