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Jun 26, 2018

Writer/Producer Nancy Fulton brings you an audio recording of her interview with Organized Crime Expert Christian Cipollini.

Award-Winning author Christian Cipollini is a freelance journalist, book author (, organized crime historian and collector.  A frequent guest lecturer at universities and a consultant to movie and television producers, Cipollini has also appeared as a consultant on episodes of Reelz Channel Series "Gangsters: America's Most Evil," History Channel Series "United Stuff of America" , AHC's 'America: Facts vs. Fiction', and served as a consultant & Location Producer on National Geographic Channel’s critically-acclaimed series DRUGS, INC. You can learn more about Christian and his work at

Topics covered include:

  • An overview of organized crime.  What it is and isn’t, the problems it “solves”, and the problems it causes.
  • A quick but important timeline for organized crime in America from the 1900’s through to the modern day. The Mob, versus the Mafia, versus the Drug Cartels, and why distinctions matter.
  • A primer on the origin, temperment, and tactics of organized criminals.  What Hollywood usually gets right and what it gets wrong.
  • Organized crime in America today. Major conflicts, major players, and major impacts we see every day.

If you have questions about this event, please contact me via the podcast home page at