Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The real story behind ‘Goodfellas’

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On this episode of Tracks Through Time as part of FreightWaves Classics, Deputy Editor Brielle Jaekel brings on Grace Sharkey from Point of Sale to discuss the incredible story of the Lufthansa heist of 1978. While part of the famous gangster film “Goodfellas” was based on the crime, the true story is even harder to believe.

Find out how the heist went down and what happened in the aftermath, and wait for our fun fact of the day at the end of the show.

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