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Sel Raab, author of canonical Mafia history, speaks at Mob Museum

I had the opportunity to spend some time with Sel Raab when he spoke at the Mob Museum earlier this month. A retired reporter, Raab’s career was highlighted by 25 years at the New York Times, where he became one of the country’s foremost authorities on the New York Mafia. His most well known book is Five Families: The Rise, Decline, and Resurgence of America’s Most Powerful Mafia Empires, which is required reading for anyone interested in mob history.


Selwyn Raab poses with Geoff Schumacher before he speaks at the Mob Museum on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (Photo by Jerry Henkel)

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  1. vegasinflames
    March 4, 2017 at 8:33 AM

    How would I go about contacting you or Sel? I have a ton of old mob artifacts that I discovered last year someone might be interested in

  2. March 4, 2017 at 9:32 PM

    Please send me an email. The Mob Museum is very interested in acquiring additional mob-related artifacts. My email is gschumacher@themobmuseum.org.

  3. vegasinflames
    September 19, 2017 at 9:09 PM

    did you ever receive my email regarding this?

  4. Geoffrey Schumacher
    September 19, 2017 at 9:31 PM

    I don’t think so. Please try my personal email at geoffschumacher@gmail.com.

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