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A new memoir highlights a Bronx family's ties to the 1935 death of gangster Dutch Shultz

The new memoir about the world of Jewish mobsters
Alan Geik
The new memoir about the world of Jewish mobsters

In October 1935, the gangster known as Dutch Schultz was shot to death at the Palace Chophouse on East Park Street in Newark. The killing took place around the corner from where WBGO is now located. Two members of Murder, Inc., the notorious mob hit squad were the triggermen. A just-published memoir chronicles one Bronx family’s ties to one of the hitmen and the world of Jewish mobsters.

WBGO’s Jon Kalish has the story…

Doug Doyle has been News Director at WBGO since 1998 and has taken his department to new heights in coverage and recognition. Doug and his staff have received more than 200 awards from organizations like PRNDI, AP, New York Association of Black Journalists, Garden State Association of Black Journalists and the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists.