The Prince of Providence
Buddy Cianci was once a crusading prosecutor who took on the mob. Now, he’s behind bars. For the mayor of any other city, this would be the end of the road. But Buddy isn’t any other mayor. And Providence isn’t any other city.
LISTEN TO CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
OLD ENEMIES, NEW Friends
Buddy returns to his mistress
Run, Buddy, Run
Providence Says Goodbye
Crimetown is Marc Smerling and Zac Stuart-Pontier. It is produced by Drew Nelles, Kaitlin Roberts, Austin Mitchell, and Mike Plunkett. The associate producer is Laura Sim. The show is edited by Alex Blumberg and Caitlin Kenney. Fact-checking by Mick Rouse. This episode of Crimetown was mixed, sound designed, and scored by Matthew Boll. Additional mixing by Enoch Kim, Martin Peralta, and Kenny Kusiak. Additional sound design by Ted Robinson at Silver Sound. Our title track is “Run To Your Mama” by Goat. Our credit track this week is “Rhode Island Is Famous for You,” covered by Rosaleen Eastman. Original music by John Kusiak, Kenny Kusiak, Jon Ivans, Edwin and Bienart.
Ivans, Edwin and Bienart. Ad music is by Matthew Boll. The show's digital editor is Rob Szypko. The design director is Ale Lariu. Archival research by Brennan Rees. Archival footage courtesy of WPRI Channel 12. This season of Crimetown is dedicated to the memory of Zachary Malinowski. Thanks to The Providence Journal, Julia Heymans, Emily Wiedemann, Brad Turchetta and the Cianci Estate, Kate Parkinson-Morgan, Yuya Kudo, Tim White, Lisa Newby, Wayne Miller, Kate Wells, Mary Murphy, Dan Barry, David Jacobson, and everybody who shared their stories with us. Providence is a special place, and we're honored to have told a part of its story.