James Hoffa vs. Robert Kennedy

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Today on Rewind a remarkable historical piece that features two American icons who clashed over issues of corruption and misappropriation of funds in the 1950s and 60s. They are Robert Kennedy- former Attorney General of the United States, but at the time Chief Investigator of the Rackets Committee for the United States Senate, and James Hoffa- head of the Teamsters Union. Kennedy was convinced that Hoffa worked with mobsters, extorted money from employers, and raided Teamster pension funds.

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