Riddle: The Search For James R. Hoffa
On July 30th 1975, legendary Teamsters leader James Riddle Hoffa vanished, never to be seen again. Go inside journalist Eric Shawn’s two-decade long quest for the truth as he methodically tracks down clues and investigates the deathbed confession of Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran.
Ed Barnes, former Fox News Producer, details our investigation and offers a new motive for Jimmy Hoffa's murder, and where the body went.
“Role of the Mafia”
Ralph Natale, the former Mob Boss of Philadelphia, on why Jimmy Hoffa was killed, how it came to be, and the role of the Mafia.
Charles Brandt, author of “I Heard You Paint Houses,” on Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran, Jimmy Hoffa and the ultimate betrayal.
“The Epitome of an Investigative Reporter”
David Ashenfelter, former Pulitzer Prize Detroit Free Press reporter, on covering Hoffa, Frank Sheeran’s claims, and what he thinks happened.
Dan Moldea, long-time Hoffa author and expert, on interviewing the suspects, who he says killed Hoffa, and the dark forces that led to the murder.
Matt Birkbeck, journalist and author, on the little known power behind Frank Sheeran: Pennsylvania Mob Boss Russell Bufalino.
“Most Honorable Hitman”
Melvin Gudknecht, former I.R.S. investigator and author, on putting Frank Sheeran behind bars and what he was really like.
Fr. Jonathan Morris on Frank Sheeran’s religious journey, final confessions, and playing his priest in the movie “The Irishman.”
Jeff Hansen, former law enforcement officer and author, on what he says was Jimmy Hoffa’s ultimate fate.