January 24, 2011
John’s University Professor, Howard Abadinsky, who is known
nationally for his expertise on organized crime, was a guest on
National Public Radio’s (NPR) talk show, On Point, with host Tom
Ashbrook, this morning. The show will air in New York this
evening on WNYC (FM 93.9) at 8 p.m.
Dr. Abadinsky was joined by Virginia Commonwealth University
Professor Jay Albanese and former prosecutor Mark Feldman for the
first hour of this morning’s broadcast in a segment titled, “How
Powerful is Organized Crime in America?”
The author of several books, including Organized Crime,
Law and Justice, Drug Use and Abuse, and Probation and
Parole, Dr. Abadinsky is a Professor of Criminal Justice and
Legal Studies in the College of Professional Studies. He has
been featured as an expert for several media outlets in the past
week, including the Wall Street Journal, Reuters and the Washington
On Point is broadcast for two hours daily across the country on
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