The Good Bootlegger

Clip: Season 1 | 6m 9s  | Video has closed captioning.

Roy Olmstead, a Seattle police officer turned to bootlegging and was known to provide the best product on the west coast. He used bribery instead of violence, and was known as 'The Good Bootlegger.'

Aired: 10/02/11

Rating: NR


Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Funding is provided by Bank of America; PBS; CPB; The National Endowment for the Humanities; The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations; members of the Better Angels Society, including the Montrone Family through The Penates Foundation; and Park Foundation, Inc.


Explore Free Resources