It was June 19, 2003 and Billy Bulger was under oath. The powerful politician would finally have to answer questions on live TV from appalled congressmen about his alleged involvement in the bloodstained career of his fugitive gangster brother Whitey as well as about two generations of corruption in the Boston office of the FBI.
Bulger’s fellow Democrats from Massachusetts would be asking him even tougher questions than the Republicans on the House committee. For once in his life Billy Bulger, the former President of the Massachusetts Senate, was in the hot seat. And the entire nation was waiting to hear what Whitey Bulger’s brother had to say.