IAP 193: Joe Colombo & the Italian American Civil Rights League - Crime, conspiracy, and community leadership (part 1)

Jun 30, 2021 393

BY: Stephanie Longo

Exactly 50 years ago this week, on Monday, June 28, 1971, one of the more bizarre chapters in Italian American history unfolded in New York City’s Columbus Circle, as tens of thousands of people gathered for the second annual Italian American Unity Day!  
 
On this week’s episode of the Italian American Podcast, we’re joined by Don Capria, author of “Colombo: The Unsolved Murder,” to discuss the life and legacy of the man behind this unprecedented chapter in Italian American history. The Italian American Civil Rights League was the creation of one of history’s most infamous Italian Americans, reputed Mob Boss Joe Colombo of Brooklyn.  

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SOURCE: https://italianamericanpodcast.com

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