Submitted by harborbookseller on Thu, 01/31/2013 - 4:13pm
Postponed due to weather
Globe Reporters Kevin Cullen, Shelley Murphy discuss their book:
AMERICA'S MOST WANTED GANGSTER
& THE MANHUNT THAT BROUGHT HIM
Kevin Cullen, Shelley Murphy
Based on exclusive access and previously undisclosed documents, Cullen and Murphy explore the truth of the Whitey Bulger story. They reveal for the first time the extent of his two parallel family lives with different women, as well as his lifelong paranoia stemming in part from his experience in the CIA’s MKULTRA program. They describe his support of the IRA and his hitherto-unknown role in the Boston busing crisis, and they show a keen understanding of his mindset while on the lam and behind bars. The result is the first full portrait of this legendary criminal figure—a gripping story of wiseguys and cops, horrendous government malfeasance, and a sixteen-year manhunt that climaxed in Whitey’s dramatic capture in Santa Monica in June 2011.