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FRONTLINE; JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob

11/17/1992

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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob
Program Number

1106T

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

For over a quarter of a century, Frank Ragano kept many dark secrets. Ragano was an intimate friend and lawyer to teamster president Jimmy Hoffa, and attorney to Santo Trafficante, one of the most feared mafia bosses. Now he's the first mob lawyer ever to go public with what he knows. This program examines Ragano's accounts of mob involvement in CIA plots to kill Fidel Castro and probes Ragano's allegations that the mob orchestrated the assassination of John Kennedy and the murder of Jimmy Hoffa. The program also explores Ragano's motivations for now going public with his story.

Duration

00:56:40

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob,” 11/17/1992, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA34EDA32E644DCABB07674FD4B2ED19.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob.” 11/17/1992. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA34EDA32E644DCABB07674FD4B2ED19>.
APA: FRONTLINE; JFK, Hoffa, and the Mob. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EA34EDA32E644DCABB07674FD4B2ED19
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