David Brinkley's Journal (Special Edition): Inside Jimmy Hoffa (Enhanced DVD)
Jimmy Hoffa was the president of Teamsters Union, a very powerful and controversial union. In this short video, NBC’s David Brinkley investigates Hoffa and offers footage on interviews and speeches from Hoffa. Hoffa started his career with a bang by organizing a strike against a grocery store in Detroit. He threw insults at people, including Attorney General Robert Kennedy.
Throughout the investigation, you will see the rallies that were held in Hoboken and the opposition of others against the Teamsters Union. Hoffa had the support of some, but his opposition indicted Hoffa for looting the treasury. This intriguing and educational video will cover everything from Hoffa’s lifestyle and donations to the hearings and changes that were made.