Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob

Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his… read more

Arlene Violet talked about Rhode Island’s mob history as well as mob don Raymond Patriarca, his rise to becoming a crime boss, his multiple arrests, his death and the role organized crime plays in contemporary Rhode Island and Providence. She co-authored The Mob and Me: Wiseguys and the Witness Protection Program with John Partington, who created the witness protection program. In 2011 she wrote a musical about the Rhode Island mob called The Family.

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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Raymond Patriarca and the Providence Mob

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Program ID:
310171-1
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Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Barrington, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Jan 6, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 16, 2013

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  • Jan 06, 2013 | 5:54pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 9:53pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 06, 2013 | 11:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 12, 2013 | 7:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 13, 2013 | 2:52pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 5:23pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 16, 2013 | 7:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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