J.O. Confidential

  • Aired:  06/20/13
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The trial of Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger gets underway, Jimmy Hoffa rumors persist, and authorities search the former home of Jimmy "the Gent" Burke. (4:14)

>> WELCOME BACK TO THE SHOW.

WE TURN NOW TO THREE FAST

DEVELOPING CRIME STORIES.

>> OPENING STATEMENTS GOT

UNDER WAY IN THE TRIAL OF

THE ALLEGED MOB BOSS JAMES

"WHITEY" BULGER.

A MYSTERY SURROUNDING JIMMY

HOFFA POSSIBLY SOLVED.

>> INVESTIGATORS IN NEW YORK

ARE AT THE FORMER HOME OF

THE LATE JIMMY THE GENT

BURKE.

>> WOW, REAL LIFE OLD TIME

GANGSTER STORIES.

THIS CAN ONLY MEAN THAT IT

IS TIME FOR MY NEW SEGMENT-- JL

CONFIDENTIAL.

THERE IS JL CONFIDENTIAL

BROUGHT TO YOU BY PEPSI, YEA,

YEA, AN EMERGENCY, YEAH,

YEAH.

FIRST UP, WHITEY BULGER.

THE INFAMOUS ONE TIME HEAD

OF THE IRISH MOB IN BOSTON

RECENTLY CAPTURED AFTER 16

YEARS ON THE RUN.

>> THE 83-YEAR-OLD IS

ACCUSED OF DRUG TRAFFICKING,

EXTORTION AND MURDER, ALL

WHILE WORKING AS AN FBI

INFORMANT.

BULGER'S DEFENSE ATTORNEY JW

CARNEY ACKNOWLEDGED HIS

CLIENT DID COMMIT SOME

CRIMES.

BUT HE INSISTED BULGER WAS

NOT MURDERER OR WORSE, A

GOVERNMENT SNITCH.

>> WHAT-- WHOA, WHOA, WHOA.

HOW IS A GOVERNMENT SNITCH

WORSE THAN A MURDERER?

FOR ME, CALL ME

OLD-FASHIONED, IT'S ALWAYS

BEEN MURDERER, ALL OTHER

VIOLENT CRIMES, AND

SOMEWHERE DOWN THE BOTTOM

TATTLETALE.

BUT ACCORDING TO BULGER'S

LAWYER WHO IS AN EXPERT IF

GANGSTER ETHICS, THIS

ACTUALLY ALL MAKES SENSE.

>> THE WORST THING AN IRISH

PERSON COULD CONSIDER DOING

WAS BECOMING AN INFORMANT.

>> IS IT?

IF YOU HONESTLY THINK THAT

THE WORST THING AN IRISH

PERSON COULD CONSIDER DOING,

YOU'VE CLEARLY NEVER BEEN TO

A NEW YORK ST. PATRICK'S DAY

PARADE.

EVER.

(APPLAUSE)

I MEAN EVER IN YOUR LIFE.

SO LET'S MOVE ON TO CASE TWO.

JIMMY HOFFA.

FORMER KING STERS BOSS

ALTHOUGH AT THIS POINT HE'S

MAINLY FAMOUS FOR BEING

MISSING.

HE BASICALLY OUR

GENERATION'S REAL LIFE

WALDO.

BUT COULD THAT BE ABOUT TO

CHANGE?

>> INVESTIGATORS IN MICHIGAN

ARE DIGGING UP A FIELD NEAR

DETROIT FOR A SECOND DAY.

AND THEY BELIEVE THIS TIME

THEY MAY UNEARTH HOFFA.

>> OH, THEY BELIEVE THAT, DO

THEY?

OKAY, I'VE GOT A THOUSAND

DOLLARS THAT SAYS ARE YOU

NOT GOING TO FIND HIM.

>> RATS, NO LUCK N FINDING

THE REMAINS OF JIMMY HOFFA.

>> YOU EACH OWE ME 1,000

DOLLARS, YOU HEARD THAT,nd

YOU, AND YOU.

NOW FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT

THOUGHT THAT THIS JAIL PARTY

WAS A HOOPER, THINK AGAIN.

THE THIRD AT THE FORMER HOME

OF JAMES BURKE, JIMMY THE

GENT CONTINUES IN QUEENS.

>> YOU MAY NOT RECOGNIZE HIS

NAME BUT HE WAS THE REAL

LIFE INSPIRATION FOR ROBERT

DE NIRO'S UNFORGETABLE

CHARACTER IN GOODFELLAS.

>> WOW.

GOODFELLAS, I LOVE THAT

MOVIE.

THE GIVE ME THE GENTRY'S

HOUSE BECAUSE THEY GOT A

TIPPY WAX ON GUY, SEE.

PWEAU, PW ON OH, I CAN'T DO

THIS, I CAN'T DO THIS, THIS

IS A STORY THAT ACTUALLY

DIRECTLY INVOLVES THE MOVIE

GOODFELLAS.

AND THIS GUY ISN'T HERE.

HE WOULD LOVE THIS SO MUCH.

YOU KNOW HOW MUCH HE LOVED

GOODFELLAS.

YOU KNOW WHAT, JON, THIS

ONE'S FOR YOU.

>> NO DISRESPECT.

>> NO DISRESPECT.

>> WITH ALL DUE RESPECT.

>> THE HOUSE.

>> THE GOOD FOR YOU.

>> I AMUSE YOU, WHAT AM I A

CLOWN, IS THAT WHAT YOU

THINK.

>> A LITTLE BIT.

>> GO HOME AND GET YOUR

[BLEEP] SHINE BOX, YOUR

[BLEEP] SHINE BOX [BLEEP]

KEEP HIM HER.

>> KEEP HIM HER.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

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