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The Condemned tells the stories of five men with different paths who arrived at the same destination — the Electric Chair. The Chair was invented in Upstate New York and the techniques developed were adopted nationwide and are still practiced to this day.

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The Condemned tells the stories of five men with different paths who arrived at the same destination — the Electric Chair. The Chair was invented in Upstate New York and the techniques developed were adopted nationwide and are still practiced to this day.

    The Condemned -- Epilogue

    The Condemned -- Epilogue

    In this epilogue “The Condemned” writers discuss the bizarre New York state government Report of the Commission to Investigate and Report the Most Humane and Practical Method of Carrying Into Effect the Sentence of Death in Capital Cases that helped bring the electric chair to center stage. For more information, see syracuse.com/condemned.
     
    Hosts -- Johnathan Croyle, Steve Carlic
    Production -- Katrina Tulloch
    Graphics -- Christa Lemczak
    Music and sound -- Sad by Kirk Ross 
    Annoying Buzz Loopable by Michael Harrison 
    Long Forties by Jim Grundy 
    Night Shadows by Galactic Anthems 
    Strings for Films by nikproteus 
    Desolate Cello Theme by Purple Planet 
    Gunshot V3 by LDj_Audio 
    Heavens Gate by Getty Images
     
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    • 18 min
    The Condemned -- Alfred Ulysses Giallarenzi

    The Condemned -- Alfred Ulysses Giallarenzi

    Alfred Ulysses Giallarenzi, an NYC resident and member of the National Guard, was called to Upstate New York for military training. While there he had an affair that would end in murder, giving Syracuse one of its most puzzling crimes and sensational trials. For more information, see syracuse.com/condemned.
     
    Host -- Sunny Hernandez, Josh McDonald
    Written and edited -- Johnathan Croyle, Steve Carlic, Sonja Duntley
    Production -- Katrina Tulloch
    Graphics -- Christa Lemczak
    Music and sound -- Annoying Buzz Loopable by Michael Harrison 
    Wine Glass Clinks V3 by LDj_Audio 
    Angry crowd by Getty 
    Crowd Noise, People Talking, Opening Event, Party, Cheerful, Loop, V2 by Cedric Hommel 
    Strings for Films by nikproteus 
    Embers by Jim Grundy 
    Ambient Suspense by Eric Swanson, Composer 
    Desolate Cello Theme by Purple Planet 
    Sad by Kirk Ross 
    Sad by Anton Levin  
    Slow Blues (1930's mix) by Mike Howard
    Behind The Door -- Full by Brian Wayy
     
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    • 23 min
    The Condemned -- Franklin Jenner

    The Condemned -- Franklin Jenner

    Franklin Jenner was a vagabond lumberjack and farmhand, hungry for a new life. This desperation led to a gruesome murder which earned him a profit of just 55 cents and ultimately, a trip to the electric chair. For more information, see syracuse.com/condemned.
     
    Host -- Sunny Hernandez, Josh McDonald
    Written and edited -- Johnathan Croyle, Steve Carlic, Sonja Duntley
    Production -- Katrina Tulloch
    Graphics -- Christa Lemczak
    Music and sound -- Annoying Buzz Loopable by Michael Harrison 
    Strings for Films by nikproteus 
    Embers by Jim Grundy 
    Sad by Kirk Ross 
    Sad by Anton Levin  
    Ambient Suspense by Eric Swanson, Composer 
    Desolate Cello Theme by Purple Planet 
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    • 22 min
    The Condemned -- Giovanni "John" Fabri Episode

    The Condemned -- Giovanni "John" Fabri Episode

    Giovanni Fabri, born in Italy, would say that "fate" brought him to Syracuse, NY. By all accounts, he led a happy life until a drunken night out with friends turned deadly. For more information, see syracuse.com/condemned.
     
    Host -- Sunny Hernandez, Josh McDonald
    Written and edited -- Johnathan Croyle, Steve Carlic, Sonja Duntley
    Production -- Katrina Tulloch
    Graphics -- Christa Lemczak
    Music and sound -- Annoying Buzz Loopable by Michael Harrison 
    Ambient Suspense by Eric Swanson, Composer 
    Gunshot V3 by LDj_Audio 
    Strings for Films by nikproteus 
    Navigating A Memory by Cold Warning
    Desolate Cello Theme by Purple Planet 
     
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    • 21 min
    The Condemned – Lucius "Dink" Wilson

    The Condemned – Lucius "Dink" Wilson

    Police arrest the man they think killed a Syracuse cop in broad daylight, but when headlines hit the newspapers, his real identity is revealed. The truth may have indicted him in the final act that sent him to the electric chair.
     
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    • 29 min
    The Condemned – Antonio Viandante

    The Condemned – Antonio Viandante

    After coming to Central New York to find happiness in a new life, Italian immigrant Antonio Viandante instead found himself in jail. A crime of passion in 1922 sent him to be executed in a machine invented in Upstate New York: the electric chair.
     
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
44 Ratings

44 Ratings

brentomurphy ,

Great stories!

A fantastic listen for any true crime fan.

Bad@ssBob ,

Fascinating!

I grew up in Syracuse and have always been a local history buff. This is a little trip to the dark side of our history!

RKT62 ,

Great detail!

Such a fascinating subject for true crime fans! Love all of the detailed research that produced such fascinating listening. Can’t wait for more episodes.

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