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Infiltrating the New York Mafia

For six years, Joseph Pistone worked undercover for the FBI to investigate the Mafia. His testimony helped convict over one hundred people, including those involved with the Pizza Connection heroin operation. His new memoir is titled Donnie Brasco -- the name he used when working with crime families.

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Other segments from the episode on January 12, 1989

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, January 12, 1989: Interview with Joseph Pistone; Commentary on James Booker; Interview with Keenan Ivory Wayans; Review of the film "January Man."

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