Book Discussion on The Brothers Bulger

Howie Carr talked about his book The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century, published by Warner… read more

Howie Carr talked about his book The Brothers Bulger: How They Terrorized and Corrupted Boston for a Quarter Century, published by Warner Books. Mr. Carr talked about the impact on the political and crime worlds in Boston for the last quarter of the 20th century of the criminal alliance between brothers William Billy Bulger and James Whitey Bulger. Mr. Carr explained that James Bulger, who ran an organized crime organization in South Boston, remains the number two man on the FBI’s most wanted list. William Bulger, a politician who rose to the rank of president of the Massachusetts State Senate and was later appointed president of the University of Massachusetts, was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice in 2003 in connection with an investigation into the activities of his brother. After his presentation the author answered audience members' questions. close

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Book Discussion on The Brothers Bulger

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Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Mar 25, 2006
Last Aired:
Jun 24, 2006

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  • Mar 25, 2006 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 30, 2006 | 10:29am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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  • Jun 24, 2006 | 1:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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