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111,137. ‘Hoffa did a tremendous disservice to truckers across America. Let’s face it he was corrupt.’ (Assassinations & Mafia) Mobsters s1e6: Jimmy Hoffa, Bio 2007
111,138. The union that Jimmy Hoffa built was once the biggest and most powerful in America. It was also the most corrupt. (Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
111,139. Jimmy was dedicated to his young wife. (Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
111,140. He would also craft a deal with the devil. (Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
111,141. In October 1957 he was elected general president of the Teamsters by an overwhelming 72% of the vote. (Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
16,980. I am not satisfied when I see men like Jimmy Hoffa in charge of the largest union in the United States still free. (Assassinations & Murder & Mafia) John F Kennedy
16,981. The thirties were a rough time for labour relations in the United States. Organisers were killed, cars were bombed and strikes often turned violent. Hoffa’s brother was among the victims of a shooting that occurred during one of these strikes. Troops were sometimes moved in. (Labour & Strike & Industrial Relations & Assassinations & Mafia) Great Crimes & Trials: Jimmy Hoffa
16,982. He worked long and hard for his members, and to develop his own power base. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,983. It was Hoffa who controlled the members and the money. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,984. And they claim that the charges had been trumped up as a result as a personal vendetta between Hoffa and Kennedy. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,985. Jimmy Hoffa was going to jail. It was a day he never thought he would see. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,986. On 4th December 1971 President Nixon commuted James Hoffa’s sentence. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,987. The Mob had found Fitz [Fitzsimmons] much easier to control. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,988. He mentioned he was seeing Tony Provenzano and a colleague ... In a call to his wife he said he had been stood up. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,989. One theory has it that the three men were Mafia executioners who garrotted or executed him as they went along. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,990. Jimmy Hoffa has been recognised as a brilliant labour leader. Whose links with crime were the downside of a ruthless dedication to his members. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,991. Like Faust he made a pack with the Devil; like Faust he paid the penalty. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,992. At 2 p.m. on 30th July 1975 Jimmy Hoffa, one-time leader of the all-powerful US Teamsters Union, arrived at the Red Fox, a suburban Detroit restaurant. He was there to meet two former colleagues to talk about how he could win back his old position as President of the Teamsters. (Mafia & Assassinations) Vanishings: Jimmy Hoffa
16,993. Although Hoffa was taking back-handers through his negotiations with the Mafia he did work hard on behalf of the Teamsters. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,994. No matter how hard he tried to expose Hoffa’s connection to organised crime Kennedy couldn’t pin him down. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,995. Hoffa made the important money decisions himself. Few others had the authority or the nerve to challenge him. Nobody knew what he was up to. Backhanders and secret loans were commonplace. Nothing was ever repaid. In all Hoffa is believed to have siphoned off more than fifty million dollars of union funds. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,996. Eventually Hoffa was charged with bribery using union funds ... The case against him ended with a hung jury. But Hoffa was soon back in court to face jury-rigging and fraud charges ... Hoffa was sentenced to eight years for jury-tampering. Four months later Hoffa was sentenced to another five years for conspiracy and fraud. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,997. Hoffa’s car was still in the restaurant car park ... A witness than came forward and said that he had seen Hoffa driving off in a car with three men ... Hoffa had vanished without a trace. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
16,998. Well it’s difficult to imagine anybody having a motive to harm my father or abduct him. (Mafia & Assassinations) James P Hoffa son, televised news conference
82,000. It may be the most famous missing person’s case in history. On July 30th 1975 the Labor leader Jimmy Hoffa vanished. (Mafia & Assassinations) Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? PBS 2014
82,001. At 2.30 Hoffa called his wife. Hoffa’s abandoned car was found the next morning in the restaurant parking lot. (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
82,002. Did Frank Sheeran murder Jimmy Hoffa on orders from Russell Bufalino? (Mafia & Assassinations) ibid.
125,960. Sheeran flew to Detroit to work for Jimmy Hoffa. (Mafia & & Assassinations) The Irish Mob s1e6
125,961. Jimmy Hoffa’s number was up. Bufalino had requested Frank Sheeran would get rid of Hoffa … he had no choice. ibid.
132,498. When I was young I thought I was Painting Houses. Ha ha what did I know? I was a working guy … and then I started painting houses. Myself. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) The Irishman 2019 starring Robert de Niro & Al Pacino & Joe Pesci & Ray Romano & Bobby Cannavale & Anna Paquin & Lucy Gallina & Stephen Graham & Harvey Keitel & Stepehanie Kurtzuba & Katherine Narducci et al, director Martin Scorsese, de Niro’s opening monologue
132,499. I thought maybe he owned a gas station. ’Cause he owned someting’ – you could tell. Yeah, it turns out he owned the whole road. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid.
132,500. I don’t know how he did it, and I ain’t gonna ask, all I know is that Bill Buffalino got me out of the case where I should never have gotten away with it. I shoulda been down for the count. Instead, we went out celebrating, and I met what turned out to be the rest of my life. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid.
132,501. Angelo Bruno – shot in the head sitting in his car outside his house, 1980 … Salvatore ‘Sally Bugs’ Briguglio – shot three times in the face, 1979. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid. captions
132,502. He took a shine to me right away. After a while, he started giving me little things to do. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid. de Niro’s commentary
132,503. Naturally, the next thing you wanna do is throw the thing away. You want to get rid of it. (GBH Films & Gun & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid.
132,504. Back then there was nobody in this country who didn’t know who Jimmy Hoffa was. In the fifties he was as big as Elvis. In the sixties he was like the Beatles. And next to the president he was the next powerful man in the country bar none. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations)
132,505. We need unity. We need solidarity. Solidarity! Solidarity! Solidarity! … Solidarity: it works for all of us. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations & Solidarity) ibid.
132,506. The pension fund … Jimmy had complete control over every bit of it … (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations & Pension) ibid.
132,507. He’s got a hand in everyone’s pocket, shaking down the trucking companies. Can you imagine that? Threatening people. You threaten people once in a while, OK, I understand. But all the time? It’s drawing attention to us, you understand? Guys like that give unions a bad name. Something’s gotta be done. (GBH Films & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid. Pacino
132,508. Priest: Do you feel anything for what you’ve done?
De Niro: I don’t. I mean maybe because I’m here now talking to you that in itself is an attempt to … (GBH Films & Confession & Gangstas: US & Assassinations) ibid. confession
20,949. What fucking kind of a pussy are you? (GBH Films & Assassinations & Mafia) Hoffa 1992 starring Jack Nicholson & Danny De Vito & Armand Assante & J T Walsh & John C Reilly & Frank Whaley & Kevin Anderson & John P Ryan & Robert Prosky & Natalie Nogulich & Nicholas Pryor et al, director Danny De Vito, Jack to Danny
20,950. What can they take away? (GBH Films & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid. Hoffa at fish market
20,951. What are you afraid of? (GBH Films & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
20,952. You’re wearing me out. Never let a stranger in your cab. Never let a stranger in your cab, in your house or in your heart unless he is a friend of labour. (GBH Films & Labour & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid.
20,953. A real grievance can be resolved. Differences can be resolved. But an imaginary hurt – a slight – that motherfucker gonna hate you till the day he dies. (GBH Films & Hate & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid. Hoffa to sidekick
20,954. If James R Hoffa is acquitted, I will jump from the Capitol Dome. (GBH Films & Kennedy & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid. Kennedy to Hoffa
20,955. Someone ought to give that punk a dose of reality. (GBH Films & Kennedy & Assassinations & Mafia) ibid. Hoffa to sidekick
20,956. Jimmy’s Our Man Win With Hoffa. (GBH Films & Assassinations) ibid. placards at conference