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"Boardwalk Empire" The Ivory Tower (TV Episode 2010) - Plot Summary Poster

(TV Series)

(2010)

Plot Summary

  • Investigating a crime which he feels has been pinned on a scapegoat, straight-arrow Agent Nelson Van Alden pays a visit to Nucky and leaves convinced that the Treasurer is "as corrupt as the day is long." Nucky quickly does damage control, enlisting his brother, Sheriff Elias Thompson, to close ranks with their underlings. Nucky discusses the upcoming election with his aging mentor, Commodore Louis Kaestner, with whom he debates the women's vote issue. Later, before heading out for a night on the town, Nucky rebukes an irate Arnold Rothstein over the phone, then meets privately with Margaret Schroeder, who asks him for help in providing for her children. As a long day ends, a traveling salesman named George Baxter, in town for a few days with an unwilling young beauty named Claudia, makes a startling discovery while on the road home to Baltimore.

    - Written by HBO Publicity

Synopsis

Church bells ring as Big Jim Colosimo's mourners huddle in Chicago for a look at the boss' casket. A reporter asks Johnny Torrio about having been questioned by the cops about the hit on Big Jim...

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