Hoffa, Chapter 5 - The Finale

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In the summer of 1975, Hoffa was running out of options. His long time organized crime associates told him he should take his pension and retire, but he had no interest in that. He wanted the power back in his hands, presidency of the Teamsters Union. He knew that the only way back to glory was if he could convince east coast crime and labor boss Tony Provenzano to back him. What Hoffa didn’t know, was that a decision had already been made. Mob bosses believed Hoffa was going to share their secrets with the FBI, and so, he had to go.

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