July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
Uncovered: How Frank Sheeran killed Jimmy Hoffa
It all started, and ended, on this day 41 years ago.
Michael Scanlon
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Edward D. DiPrete
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July 31-1975 Jimmy Hoffa Disappears
On July 31, 1975, James Riddle Hoffa, one of the most influential American labor leaders of the 20th century, disappears in Detroit, Michigan, never to be heard from again. Though he is popularly beli...
Jerry Fowler
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William Wallace Barron
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William B. Blount
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Mike Carona
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Mose Jefferson
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Michael McGee, Jr.
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Richard M. Scrushy
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Ronald Bodenheimer
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Mitchell Wade
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Gaston Gerald
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Martin Thomas Manton
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Tony Rezko
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Eugene Hanley
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Gerald Garson
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Allen Dorfman
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David Friedland
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Carmine DeSapio
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Monte Pearson
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Diane Gordon
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On July 10, 2006, Gordon was indi...
Pat Marcy
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