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"When Good Cops Go Bad."

Mike McAlary, a reporter for the New York paper Newsday. His book Buddy Boys reveals the drama behind one of the biggest New York City police corruption scandals since Serpico. Buddy Boys is the story of how two corrupt cops, Harry Winter and Tony Magno, consented to inform on fellow officers who were routinely robbing drug dealers and then selling the drugs.

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Other segments from the episode on February 17, 1988

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, February 17, 1988: Interview with Mike McAlary, Harry Winter, and Tony Magno; Review of Leonard Bernstein's album "A Quite Place"; Interview with Sathima Bea Benjamin;…

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