LAS VEGAS (May 2017) – The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, announces a new partnership with the University of Nevada Las Vegas’ (UNLV) KUNV radio station to launch the “Monday Mob Minute.” This weekly glimpse into intriguing stories behind the Mob and its ongoing battle with law enforcement will air at 10:25 AM during “The Morning Lounge with Kim and Steve.” The “Monday Mob Minute” launches June 1 and will recur for 52 weeks.
Geoff Schumacher, senior director of content, The Mob Museum, will deliver the “Mob Minute” segments. The first 10 topics covered include:
- Tony Corner’s Gambling Boats
- Murder, Inc.
- The Murder of Bugsy Siegel
- Joseph Petrosino and the Mafia
- The Mob and World War II
- Meyer Lansky and Havana
- Mafia in New Orleans
- Virginia Hill
- Lucky Luciano and the Commission
- The T-Men Bring Down Capone
“We’re grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with UNLV through this revealing new series,” said Ashley Miller, senior director of marketing and public relations. “We always welcome the chance to partner with our community’s educational institutions.”
“We’re excited to partner with The Mob Museum,” said KUNV General Manager Frank Mueller. “Organized crime and law enforcement have a long and storied history in this valley. We’re excited to help share those stories as we continue to expand our locally produced programming.”
ABOUT THE MOB MUSEUM
The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through more than 2,000 artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of TripAdvisor’s “Top 25 U.S. Museums,” USA Today’s “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine and “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine. The Mob Museum has been awarded accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national recognition afforded U.S. museums. Admission is $23.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum.org or Twitter @themobmuseum.