Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
The question continues to be raised: what happened to Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa after his release from prison in 1975, when President Nixon commuted Hoffa's sentence? His disappearance decades ago led to reports that he was murdered; others claim to have seen him in foreign lands, living under a new identity. This program investigates the facts surrounding Hoffa's disappearance and looks at his life before he went to prison. Long the object of criminal investigations, Hoffa had many ties to the Mafia. Archival news footage chronicles his controversial public life. Interviews with family, friends, and colleagues paint an altogether different picture of the missing man.
Mafia, missing-person, organized-crime, teamster