1920’s is filled of jazz, flappers, glitz and glimmer. However, one of the most common careers that is portrayed out of this era is gangsters. In the HBO show Boardwalk Empire we are introduced to the inner workings of the bootlegger gangsters. With corruption everywhere and alcohol being outlawed, Enoch “Nucky” Thompson becomes the politician who rises to the top in Atlantic City. However, his deals make him many enemies, including those whom he is closest with. All of this leads him to struggle to trust those who are loyal to him. Never the less, Nucky is able to still rise above the rest even though he knows he is doing wrong.