First-person account of the life of Giuseppe “Joe” Zangara, an Italian immigrant who, by tried to kill US President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, could have changed the course of history. His “crime against the state” is punished with a “crime committed by the State:” at 33, on March 20, 1933, Zangara is electrocuted in the electric chair. Massimo Garritano jazz-improvises, using the bouzuchi and the dobro, two instruments belonging to Calabria as well as to the United States, between the words spoken in Calabrese dialect by Ernesto Orrico.