Robert Lombardo author of Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia was featured on CSPAN’s Book TV.
During the book discussion Lombardo covered his brushes with mobsters in his grammar school days, his time with the Chicago police department, and his study of the political and economic factors that influenced organized crime in Chicago.
Lombardo spoke with Jeff Coen, political correspondent for the Chicago Tribune.
Lombardo is an associate professor of criminal justice at Loyola University Chicago and a former Chicago Police officer.
This event took place in the University Center’s Lake Room at the 2013 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago on June 10, 2013.