'Hunting Whitey' Brings New Details About Notorious Boston Crime Boss To Light

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Two years after James “Whitey” Bulger’s death, fresh details continue to emerge about the notorious Boston crime boss’s capture and killing.

A new book titled “Hunting Whitey” brings some of those discoveries to light – including new stories about the people who brought the long-time criminal to justice, and his final hours.

Casey Sherman, a co-author of the new book, joined WBUR’s Morning Edition host Bob Oakes to talk about it.

This segment aired on July 7, 2020.

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Bob Oakes was a senior correspondent in the WBUR newsroom, a role he took on in 2021 after nearly three decades hosting WBUR's Morning Edition.


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Khari Thompson is a producer for Radio Boston.



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