Americana: Justice for All

The Providence Journal-Bulletin two years ago sued the FBI, demanding that it make public 7,000 pages of transcripts from bugs placed in the Providence office of Mafia Boss Raymond Patriarca in the 1960s. To Patriarca's dismay, a judge ruled that disclosure was warranted under the Freedom of Information Act. But last week the decision was overturned by the appeals court, which cited a law prohibiting the release of illegally obtained evidence. Said the don: "Justice always comes through."


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