Murder in the Garment District: The Grip of Organized Crime and the Decline of Labor in the United States

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$26.99  $24.83
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.6 X 1.1 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781620974636

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About the Author

David Witwer is a professor of history and American studies at Penn State Harrisburg and the author (with Catherine Rios) of Murder in the Garment District as well as Corruption and Reform in the Teamsters Union and Shadow of the Racketeer. Witwer also worked in the Labor Racketeering Bureau of the New York County District Attorney's Office and served as a staff researcher at the New York State Organized Crime Task Force.

Catherine Rios is an award-winning filmmaker and writer, an associate professor of humanities and communications at Penn State Harrisburg, and the author (with David Witwer) of Murder in the Garment District.

Reviews

Praise for Murder in the Garment District
"A painstaking reconstruction of a sensational 1949 murder and a tumultuous era that marked the beginning of the long decline of American labor unions."
--Kirkus Reviews