Rhode Island Considers a Name Change

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

The state of Rhode Island is having an identity crisis. 573 years after Rhode Island was founded, the state is considering changing its name from “The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations” to simply “The State of Rhode Island.” The Takeaway talks to Rhode Island personality Buddy Cianci. He’s a radio host with WPRO and the former Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.

Guests:

Buddy Cianci

Hosted by:

Todd Zwillich

Contributors:

Noel King

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