Originally Posted by PAC-BOY
As history plays it in real life...Nucky did!
Originally Posted by TX_BOXNG
well a lot of stuff is, but its still not an accurate life of Enoch Johnson it seems like they are adding some of there own stuff,
so i think they might add a twist to it???
It's just loosely based on history, the name of the main character tells it all from Nucky Johnson to Nucky Thompson.
Here is an article on the Historical Aspects of the Show: "TV Fact-Checkers: Ginning Up Boardwalk Empire’s Boozy Gangster Paradise