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Harold Gibbons Teamsters Union Vice President St. Louis, Missouri
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Labor, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Originally from Pennsylvania Harold Gibbons was of Irish descent. His rise as a labor leader was accompanied by many who disagreed with his methods. Among his opponents were union rivals and St. Louis law enforcement detectives. Some of these men testified before the United States Racket Committee in 1958. It is noteworthy that strikes called by Gibbons were accompanied by arson and violence.
The Detroit Mob and the Disappearance of James Riddle Hoffa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Jimmy Hoffa was due to meet two men at a restaurant near Detroit in July 1975. Neither of the men showed up for a prearranged meeting with the former head of the Teamster's Union. Instead, it is thought, that another man arrived in a borrowed car, and killed Hoffa soon after Jimmy entered his car. My e-book considers the circumstances of Hoffa's disappearance, specifically in newspaper accounts.