From burglary to armed robbery and murder, infamous bad guy Frank Cullotta not only did it all, in the book "Cullotta" he admits to it -- and in graphic detail. Cullotta was a career criminal who started out as a thug on the streets of Chicago and became a trusted lieutenant in Tony Spilotro's gang of organized lawbreakers in Las Vegas. Cullotta's was a world of high-profile heists, street muscle, and information -- lots of it -- about many of the FBI's most wanted. In the end, that information was his ticket out of crime, as he turned government witness and became one of a handful of mob insiders to enter the Witness Protection Program.
The Mafia is a shell of its former self, but a few old-style wise-guys have survived prison and the Mob Wars, and two of them spoke with George Knapp about their previous lives in this 4-hour special. Crime writer Denny Griffin was featured for the entire show, which included mobster Andrew DiDonato, who survived bloody wars between rival Mafia families (2nd & 4th hours), and Frank Cullotta, a Chicago hit-man who was portrayed in the movie Casino (3rd & 4th hours). ... More »Host: George Knapp