McMafia mastermind Misha Glenny on the real world mobsters that inspired the TV show

Misha Glenny knows what it's like to sit across from actual mobsters — he's spent most of his career interviewing them as an investigative journalist.
Investigative journalist and author Misha Glenny is the executive producer of the AMC series McMafia, based on his non-fiction book of the same name. (Courtesy of Misha Glenny)
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Misha Glenny is the investigative journalist behind the blockbuster non-fiction book McMafia. He's now the executive producer of an AMC series of the same name that fictionalizes his reporting into a prestige drama format. Glenny joins Tom Power in the q studio to talk about that transition.

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Misha Glenny knows what it's like to sit across from actual mobsters — he's spent most of his career interviewing them as an investigative journalist. 15:17

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