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Denny Griffin Events! MOBSTERTHON on Coast to Coast Radio and Book Signing

Mobsterthon! on Coast to Coast Radio From Coast to Coast Radio, George Knapp is hosting the MOBSTERTHON with an array of former, real-life mobsters.  Joining him for the whole 4 hour broadcast is true crime author and mob historian, Dennis Griffin, Sunday, April 29, from 10 pm until 2 am Pacific. George Knapp is a 14-time Emmy Award-winning journalist whose reporting on Nevada’s infamous Area 51 military base was selected by UPI as Best Individual Achievement by a Reporter (1989). Other awards include the Associated Press’s Mark Twain Award for news writing and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting. George is an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate KLAS-TV in Las Vegas and he also writes a weekly column for a Las Vegas newspaper. Dennis Griffin, former New York law enforcement officer turned author, has written several books on the true stories of the Las Vegas mob and the era in which they reigned. He has participated widely in the opening of the new Las Vegas attraction, the Mob Museum which features him regularly. …

The Wiseguys and Burl Barer,True Crimes Uncensored!

True Crime Uncensored’s in house “wiseguy” and host, Burl Barer, welcomes the real deal to the show Saturday, December 17, 2pm PT, 5pm ET LISTEN LIVE SAT 2pm PT/4pm CT/5pm ET/ 1opm UK by clicking this link What do you do when the law wants you behind bars and the New York crime families want you buried? That was the life-and-death dilemma confronting Andrew DiDonato, who began his criminal career at age 14 under the watchful eyes of the local mob. By the time he was 17, the infamous Gambino family made DiDonato an associate of the Nicholas Corozzo crew. For the next 14 years, he was a loyal street soldier. But by 1996, DiDonato had run afoul of both the law and his friends, turning him into a hunted man on two fronts. Surviving the Mob written by Dennis Griffin is a cautionary tale of the harsh reality of a criminal, inmate, fugitive, and witness who, so far, has lived to tell the tale. Joining Andrew on TRUE CRIME UNCENSORED this Saturday will be Billy …