Mob Images In Popular Culture

Guests: Jonathan Karp Vice President and senior Editor at Random House Editor, The Last Don and Omerta by Mario Puzo Joseph Consentino Producer, Director and Cinematographer of the Documentary Family Values: The Mob and the Movies Michael "Schuch" Squicciarini Former mobster, now an actor playing mob figures Frank Santorsola Retired NY undercover detective for organized crime intelligence bureau Whether it's reading a best-selling novel about organized crime, watching a rerun of The Godfather, or a weekly dose of The Sopranos, Americans are in love with the mob, and this infatuation only seems to get more intense over time. What is the ratio of fact to myth in these portrayals? And is a fascination with amoral outlaws healthy? Join Juan Williams and guests to discuss why American popular culture is married to the mob.



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