Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice.

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Randy Powers
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Phil Wharton (Kennedy Committee investigator)
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Edward Grady Partin (Hoffa aide and head of Teamsters Local 5, Baton Rouge)
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Clark Mollenhoff (labor reporter)
Sam Groom ...
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Mel Pierce (polygraph operator)
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Eddie Cheyfitz (Hoffa's attorney)
Sandy McPeak ...
L.A. Police Department Capt. Hamilton
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Edward Bennett Williams (Hoffa's attorney)
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James Neal
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Frank Kierdorff (Hoffa enforcer / torch)
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Made for TV movie about Bobby Kennedy's campaign to bring Jimmy Hoffa to justice.

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25 April 1983 (USA)  »

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Robert Blake was said to have wanted the part of Jimmy Hoffa so badly, that he made a deal that if he acted up during production, they could fire him without pay. See more »

Quotes

Robert F. Kennedy: You - go to jail!
James Riddle 'Jimmy' Hoffa: Yeah?
Robert F. Kennedy: [pointing to himself] And this is the face that's going to put you there.
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Worlds Out of control
26 August 2006 | by (The Society NY) – See all my reviews

A Crusade against communism isn't working so the senators decide to pick on the unions instead. Newly installed Teamster president Jimmy Hoffa is on target as soon as he forced his indolent predecessor out. Unlike the Kennedys who'd like to appear to be pro-labour, Hoffa is a 100% pro union, winning in 1960 the best wage increase ever in an industry wide pact.

Enter snivelling Bobby Kennedy. He's out to get Hoffa by hook or by crook. Are they bound for mutual self-destruction? There's an excellent view of the utter cynicism in the hidden back passageways of power: "we can't fight communism so lets bust unions," says one Senator to John Kennedy.


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