Study Guide

Black Mass: Whitey Bulger, the FBI, and a Devil's Deal Characters

By Dick Lehr and Gerard O'Neill

James "Whitey" Bulger

Whitey Bulger—who, we want to remind you, is a real person—is a once-in-a-generation...

John Connolly

No one can exploit FBI protocol with quite the same panache as agent John Connolly. The man...

John Morris

FBI agent John Morris seems like a nice enough guy at first, but things quickly go south for this...

Steve "The Rifleman" Flemmi

In comparison to the brutal Whitey Bulger, Steve Flemmi seems almost sympathetic at times.And...

Billy Bulger

He might be a politician, but Billy Bulger sure isn't living life on the straight and narrow....

Fred Wyshak

Perhaps the only federal prosecutor who acts like a federal prosecutor, Fred Wyshak is the man...

Jeremiah T. O'Sullivan

Jeremiah T. O'Sullivan, once the lead prosecutor of the Organized Crime Squad, might not be...