Fact or Fiction: A Mostly-True Crime History Podcast

Author Series present Jeffrey D. Simon and "The Bulldog Detective"

February 06, 2024 MaxMin Labs, LLC Season 3 Episode 12
Fact or Fiction: A Mostly-True Crime History Podcast
Author Series present Jeffrey D. Simon and "The Bulldog Detective"
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Show Notes

Today’s guest is author Jeffrey D. Simon, author of several books about terrorism and a former RAND analyst who also taught at UCLA. As a guest on Fact or Fiction, Jeff has agreed to share some of the highlights from his most recent book, The Bulldog Detective: William J. Flynn and America’s First War Against the Mafia, Spies, and Terrorists. Flynn’s career provides a fascinating glimpse into early 20th century crimes and detective methods, and his character is one of the most interesting of the era. 

As always, Jeff will infuse one fictional detail into this unbelievable but factual story. Will I guess the fiction? Will you? Listen carefully, because it's tricky to know if something is fact or fiction. Ready to play?

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