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Title
Charles Rappleye interview, 1991
Creator
Rappleye, Charles
Contributor
Martinson, Connie
Date Created and/or Issued
1991
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Rights Information
All rights are retained by The Drucker Institute. For permission to use this item, contact The Drucker Institute, http://www.thedruckerinstitute.com
Description
Charles Rappleye discusses his book, “All American Mafioso.” He begins by explaining the early life of Johnny Rosselli, a hit man for the mafia. He talks about how Rosselli was born in Boston, moved to Chicago, and became friends with Al Capone. He describes how Rosselli worked with the Central Intelligence Agency to attempt to assassinate Fidel Castro. Rappleye talks about Rosselli’s time in Las Vegas extorting money from casinos. He discusses the mafia connection with the Kennedy family and the assassination of John F. Kennedy. He ends the interview by talking about how Rosselli disappeared and was found one week later dismembered and floating in a river.
Type
moving image
Format
video/f4v
00:12:23
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cmt/id/1040
Language
English
Subject
Rosselli, Johnny
Criminals - United States - Biography
Mafia - United States - History - 20th century
Source
Betacam tape: Excerpt of show with Martinson interviewing Molly Chappellet before the break and Charles Rappleye after. Date on case front cover: 10.29.91. Date on tape: 10.29.91.
Relation
Connie Martinson Talks Books - http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cmt

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