IAP 106: “Lessons on Labor Day for Italian America”

Sep 03, 2019 173

Labor Day is here, and with it comes not just the end of summer, but also the close of the “Italian American Feast Season”, so join co-hosts John Viola and Pat O’Boyle as they decamp for the Sicilian American enclave of Lodi, New Jersey to celebrate the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker and to discuss the Italian American contributions to the US Labor Movement.

What begins as a thoughtful reflection on the incredible contributions and sacrifices that Italian Americans have made in the history of US Organized Labor begins to veer off topic as the siren song of an end of summer Italian Feast sees our guides unable to resist the distracting allure of Sicilian pastries and fresh fried zeppole.

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