New book revisits famous mob gathering

    The jury is still out in the federal racketeering trial of Philadelphia’s alledged mob boss, Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi.  Such scrutiny on organized crime didn’t always come from the federal government until a major bust in 1957 uncovered a national crime syndicate.  The story is chronicled in a new book called “Mafia Summit: J. Edgar Hoover, the Kennedy Brothers, and the Meeting that Unmasked the Mob.”  Its author, Gil Reavill spoke with NewsWorks Tonight Producer, Shai Ben-Yaacov.

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