Who Killed Jimmy Hoffa? A History Detectives Special Investigation
Tuesday, July 22 at 9:00 p.m.
Hoffa's final days and hours are explored.
In one of history’s most fascinating unsolved mysteries, former Teamsters president Jimmy Hoffa went missing on July 30, 1975, never to be found.
Hoffa, a hero to many working Americans, played a major role in the growth and development of the trucking union. But he fell afoul of the law, with allegations that the powerful pension fund was under mob control and used, among other things, to finance Vegas casinos. What exactly happened to Hoffa that day, and why? Recently declassified FBI files and interviews with people close to the story allow a detailed accounting of what likely occurred.
Photo: Jimmy Hoffa (seated at table, on the right) at a 1959 Racketeering hearing.