Philly Mob Trial

Host Bob Edwards talks with Philadelphia Inquirer reporter George Anastasia about the trial of Joseph Merlino, who faces charges of racketeering and murder. Merlino, known as "Skinny Joey," is an alledged leader in Philadelphia's mob scene, but in the end, even his own boss took the stand against him.



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