Nucky Johnson: The Man Who Ran Atlantic City for 30 Years

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ATLANTIC CITY — No one has ever commanded this city quite like “Nucky.”

Enoch L. “Nucky” Johnson, who ran the town for 30 years, did so mostly through fear and charm. He captivated local residents with his style, gained their loyalty through his generosity and controlled them with his shrewdness. []