Listen to authors Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy talk about their new book, Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice:
Boston Globe journalists Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy discuss their new book about James “Whitey” Bulger, the notorious Irish-American gangster who was captured in 2011 after 16 years on the run. Cullen and Murphy have covered, and occasionally run up against, Bulger for decades—Cullen in fact first reported that Bulger was an FBI informant, ratting out his rivals in the Italian Mafia. Listen to their amazing stories of Whitey Bulger’s rise, mysterious disappearance, and recent fall.
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