Legendary Providence mayor Buddy Cianci as you’ve never seen him! Candid behind-the-scenes moments from his 1994 re-election campaign, including raw personal moments and comic asides. From the Peabody Award winning PBS documentary VOTE FOR ME.
Former Providence Mayor Vincent A. “Buddy” Cianci passed away Thursday morning, January 28, 2016 after bring rushed to Miriam Hospital in Providence for severe abdominal pain at 7:45pm the previous evening.
Cianci was diagnosed with cancer in 2014 and underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatments.
In November 2015, during his portrait unveiling at City Hall, Cianci felt dizzy and left in an ambulance.
He was the longest serving mayor in the history of Providence.