What Was The Lufthansa Heist?

What Was The Lufthansa Heist?

The Lufthansa Heist was one of the biggest cash thefts on American soil, it has been popularized in many a book and movie, the biggest being Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas. Goodfellas was of course the...

The Prime Minister meets the Kingfish

The Prime Minister meets the Kingfish

Here come the Kingfish, the Kingfish. Friend of the workin’ man. The Kingfish, the Kingfish. The Kingfish gonna’ save this land. Randy Newman The Kingfish Never let the truth get in the way of a good story....

Carmine Persico

On This Day in 1933 Carmine Persico was Born

Carmine John Persico Jr. was born on the desolate streets of Red Hook, Brooklyn, on August 8, 1933. The neighborhood struggled through the Great Depression, however Persico’s father working as a legal stenographer, brought home a steady...