S3 E15: “Bad men doing great things” with Michael Benson
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Michael Benson is the true-crime author of the book Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in WW2 Era America, where he tells the incredible, real-life story of how Jewish gangsters disrupted Nazi gatherings in the United States during the late 1930s.

In this episode, Michael explains how Nazi ideology made its way to America, the role Jewish boxers played in working with gangsters, and Joseph Goebbels’ failed plot to take over Hollywood. 

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