Letters: Oct. 20, 1986

Mafia Showdown

To the Editors: Americans must destroy the power of crime families [NATION, Sept. 29]. U.S. Attorneys Rudolph Giuliani and Diane Giacalone deserve to be praised for their outstanding work in prosecuting Mafia Boss John Gotti. He and the other bosses are the scum of the earth. Phillip Bryant Snow Fort Lauderdale

Your report was one of the most enlightening articles on law enforcement I have read. Giuliani and his department should be awarded the Medal of Honor for courage in the line of duty; in fact, above and beyond the call of duty. John P. Donoski Bridgeport, Conn.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!