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09-10-2012, 10:29 PM #1
An example of leadership in government
Carlos "The Little Man" Marcello (February 6, 1910 – March 3, 1993) was a Sicilian-American mafioso who became the boss of the New Orleans crime family during the 1940s and held this position for the next 30 years.
Deported to Guatemala
After becoming President, John F. Kennedy appointed his brother Robert Kennedy as U.S. Attorney General. The two men worked closely together on a wide variety of issues including the attempt to tackle organized crime. In March 1961 Attorney General Robert Kennedy, acting on requests which had been first made to the Eisenhower administration by former Louisiana state police superintendent Francis Grevemberg, the CIA abducted Marcello and forced him to jump from a C-130 (at night) over Central America. : D
Their plan backfired when Marcello reappeared in New Orleans just two weeks later. On April 4, of that year, Marcello was arrested by the authorities and taken forcibly to Guatemala. Once again, he reappeared in Baton Rouge just two weeks later.
"He was flown to Guatamala, driven out to the middle of the jungle, and left there." - Frame 313 (JFK story)