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Motorcycle, Prison, and Street Gangs: ADMJ 032: Motorcycle Gangs

Guide developed for Victor Castillo's ADMJ 032 Course

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NPR - The Two Way podcast, episode  "Uneasy Rider: The Origins of Motorcycle Gangs and How They Remain a Source"

(Description) "A different form of transportation is at the heart of this next story. Last weekend's brawl involving biker gangs in Waco, Texas, has us thinking about motorcycle gang history. Steve Cook has learned it. He's a law enforcement officer who leads an association tracking motorcycle gangs. He traces them back to World War II veterans who staged a famous event in 1947."

Transcript of NPR - The Two Way "Uneasy Rider: The Origins Of Motorcycle Gangs And How They Remain A Force"

 

The Takeaway podcast episode "The Real Sons of Anarchy: Inside the World of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs"

(Intro) "In the final season of the hit FX show "Sons of Anarchy," the lead character asks if every member of his biker gang is willing to die. While it's a stirring scene for a televised drama, that scenario was eerily similar to a real life incident that played out in Waco, Texas over the weekend."

Transcript of  The Takeaway "The Real Sons of Anarchy: Inside the World of Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs"