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Daily Archives: June 1st, 2012

Jimmy Whitey Bulger

Second in a two-part series.By David Boeri

When prosecutors set 19 murders before the jurors at James “Whitey” Bulger’s coming trial, they will be going back some 40 years. But newly obtained FBI and prison records take us back almost 60 years.

The records show that Bulger began informing against his criminal associates far earlier than previously thought. There are other surprises too, including the young Whitey’s blue chip political connections and how they may have helped him in prison.

read more  By David Boeri ,WBUR