Fact, Fiction and The Irishman: The Hoffa Murder
Who killed Jimmy Hoffa? After 44 years, we still don’t know for sure. The new Martin Scorsese film The Irishman presents one possible scenario: that Mob hit man Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran killed the former Teamsters Union president. But experts who have been studying the Hoffa case for decades are skeptical that Sheeran actually pulled the trigger. Veteran journalists Dan Moldea, Eric Shawn and Vince Wade will dissect the Hoffa mystery, separating fact from fiction in pursuit of what really happened on July 30, 1975.
Eric Shawn has been with FNC since its launch in 1996. Shawn is a New York-based anchor and senior correspondent for Fox News Channel. Previously, Shawn served as a correspondent for Fox News Edge covering various breaking news stories and also served as a war correspondent in the Persian Gulf and Somalia. On Fox Nation, Shawn is the host of the podcast and special, ‘Riddle: The Search for James R. Hoffa.’
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Dan Moldea is an investigative journalist and author who has published several deeply researched books on organized crime history, including The Hoffa Wars, arguably the definitive work on the disappearance of labor boss Jimmy Hoffa. Moldea believes that Hoffa and the Mafia arranged and orchestrated JFK’s murder.
Vince Wade is a veteran television investigative reporter and documentary producer. He spent most of his career covering crime and corruption in Detroit. Wade is the winner of 20 reporting awards, including three Emmys and the 1st Place award for Best Local Television News Documentary at the New York Film Festival. A native of Texas, Wade began his career in radio news. As a TV reporter he broke the story that former Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa was missing. For years, Wade reported extensively on drugs, drug murders, organized crime and public corruption. His website is vincewade.net.