Book Discussion on The Prince of Providence
Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious… read more
Author Mike Stanton talked about his book, The Prince of Providence: The Rise and Fall of Buddy Cianci, America’s Most Notorious Mayor in which he argues that Buddy Cianci was a political genius in the mold of Huey Long and James Michael Curley, and suggests that his lust for power cost him his marriage, his family, and close friendships, yet helped him to revitalize the city of Providence, Rhode Island.
C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2012 LCV Cities Tour” in Providence, Rhode Island to feature the history and literary life of the community.*Working with the Cox Communications local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.*The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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