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Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992)

For a generation, the mobs main money machine was the Teamsters Union. When Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, the fight was on to see who could follow him. Jackie Presser was the son of a long time ... See full summary »

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Jackie Presser
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Tom Noonan
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Carmen
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Bill Presser
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Maishe
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O'Connell
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Allen
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Allen Dorfman
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Faye
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Dickerson
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Tony
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Sanger
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Salerno
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Anthony Provenzano
Henderson Forsythe ...
Senator Bruckmeyer
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For a generation, the mobs main money machine was the Teamsters Union. When Jimmy Hoffa disappeared, the fight was on to see who could follow him. Jackie Presser was the son of a long time union board member and when he retired, Jackie was elevated to one of the most powerful position in the country; President of the Teamsters Union. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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Biography | Drama

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Rated R for strong language, and for some violence. | See all certifications »
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12 September 1992 (USA)  »

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A politika színpadán  »

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Not bad for a HBO made for TV movie
10 October 2002 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

This film is an entertaining watch, not bad for a HBO movie. Denny's performance is good as usual; has a made in Canada feel, my guess probably Toronto. Toronto seem to substitute for many American cities. The film has a gutsy, realistic feel to it, and is made honestly. It you like reading books on these issues, you will like this film. Not a great film but I would watch it again. 6/10


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