S1E3: The Scapegoat

Show Notes

Mike discusses how he reconnected with Tony Simmons in 2009 and mentions Tony’s initial reluctance to dredge up old memories. Then, Mike returns to 1979 and tells James about a strange afternoon that he spent with Gerry Berkowski, as well as a series of bizarre encounters he experienced with Tony. One of these encounters leads Mike to a frightful meeting in his neighbourhood park.

Major sources for this episode include:

Primary Sources – Interviews
Simmons, Anthony William. Personal interviews. May 2009 – Sept. 2011.

Primary Sources – Court Records
State of Florida v. Carmine Charles Falco. Gerry Berkowski Dep. No. 79-11977. Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in and for Dade County, FL. September 28, 1979. 

State of Florida v. Carmine Charles Falco. Tony Simmons Dep. No. 79-11977. Eleventh Judicial
Circuit Court in and for Dade County, FL. September 28, 1979.

Secondary Sources – Audio News Clips
Bush, George W. On Reasons for the Housing Crisis. C-SPAN. 2008.

Congressional Hearings Regarding the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. C-SPAN. 2011.

Series Credits:
Written, Hosted and Produced by James Archer and Michael Fragomeni
Based on a true story by Michael Fragomeni

Additional Research by Leanna Echeverri

Sound Design by James Archer

Music:
Theme Music: ‘’19 Floors’’ written and performed by The Big Wheel
“Hey, Stupid!’’ written and performed by The Small Time Napoleons

“Miss Butterfly” written and performed by Alex Puddu
“Highway’’ written and performed by Jahzzar
“Oak Grove Park’’ written and performed by Sunny Duval

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

Show Notes

Mike discusses how he reconnected with Tony Simmons in 2009 and mentions Tony’s initial reluctance to dredge up old memories. Then, Mike returns to 1979 and tells James about a strange afternoon that he spent with Gerry Berkowski, as well as a series of bizarre encounters he experienced with Tony. One of these encounters leads Mike to a frightful meeting in his neighbourhood park.

Major sources for this episode include:

Primary Sources – Interviews
Simmons, Anthony William. Personal interviews. May 2009 – Sept. 2011.

Primary Sources – Court Records
State of Florida v. Carmine Charles Falco. Gerry Berkowski Dep. No. 79-11977. Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in and for Dade County, FL. September 28, 1979. 

State of Florida v. Carmine Charles Falco. Tony Simmons Dep. No. 79-11977. Eleventh Judicial
Circuit Court in and for Dade County, FL. September 28, 1979.

Secondary Sources – Audio News Clips
Bush, George W. On Reasons for the Housing Crisis. C-SPAN. 2008.

Congressional Hearings Regarding the Financial Crisis of 2007-2009. C-SPAN. 2011.

Series Credits:
Written, Hosted and Produced by James Archer and Michael Fragomeni
Based on a true story by Michael Fragomeni

Additional Research by Leanna Echeverri

Sound Design by James Archer

Music:
Theme Music: ‘’19 Floors’’ written and performed by The Big Wheel
“Hey, Stupid!’’ written and performed by The Small Time Napoleons

“Miss Butterfly” written and performed by Alex Puddu
“Highway’’ written and performed by Jahzzar
“Oak Grove Park’’ written and performed by Sunny Duval

This show is brought to you by the Apostrophe Podcast Network and powered by Acast.

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