Podcast with Russell Shorto on his new book

Writer and former director of the John Adams Russell Shorto always knew his grandfather was involved with the Italian mafia, but he never quite got around to digging up the whole tale until now. Listen to this podcast about his new book Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob. Shorto will join the John Adams some time this spring to discuss the book.

Click here to watch the video’s of Russell Shorto’s visits to the John Adams in 2018 (Revolution Song), 2013 (Amsterdam: A History of the World’s Most Liberal City) and 2004 (New Amsterdam – The Island at the Center of the World).