Some portentous voices out of the underworld a quarter-century ago:
"Kennedy's not going to make it to the ((1964)) election -- he's going to be hit."
-- Santo Trafficante, the top Florida mobster, to an FBI informer in August 1962.
"You know what they say in Sicily: if you want to kill a dog, you don't cut off the tail, you cut off the head."
-- Carlos Marcello, Mafia boss in New Orleans, to an acquaintance that same month, explaining why President John Kennedy, not Attorney General Robert Kennedy, would be killed.
"There is a price on the President's head. Somebody...