by Mike Hughes   Over the past century or so, the U.S. has been energized by people from one small country. Or, actually, from a fraction of that country. PBS' "The Italian Americans" says most of the surge came from one piece of Italy.   It's "not the experience of Milan (or) Florence," said journalist Gay Talese. "It's not Rome...

Forty-three years after "The Godfather," eight years after the final "Sopranos" episode, but only two years removed from "Jersey Shore," television has finally delivered an image of Italian-Americans that everyone can love.   The people who attended a sneak preview of the upcoming PBS series "The Italian-Americans" at Ramsey High School on S...

by Paulette Cohn   What do Tony Bennett, Joe DiMaggio, Stanley Tucci, Nancy Pelosi, and John Turturro have in common? They are among the subjects of a new PBS two-part, four-hour documentary series, The Italian Americans, which explores the evolution of Italians in the U.S. from the late 19th century to today.   "I know a lot about It...

The Inserra Chair in Italian and Italian American Studies at Montclair State University is pleased to invite you to the Spring 2016 Inserra Chair calendar of cultural programs and educational initiatives in Italian and Italian American Studies. The calendar includes round tables, exhibits, as well as contests and international projects for students...

L'egregio documentario di John Maggio sugli italo americani presentato la scorsa settimana alla New York University (evento organizzato dalla Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò diretta da Stefano Albertini) e l'appendice cartacea elaborata da Maria Laurino rappresentano senza dubbio un importante momento storico e sociale nella scrittura e scoperta della...

  WTI Magazine #49    2014 December, 10Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   Even if in the US it will be broadcasted in February, in Italy RAI has already aired the wonderful PBS documentary by John Maggio, "The Italian Americans". These are four fantastic hours of celebration of the Italian American experience, a must see that we highl...

FEBRUARY 10, 2015 (06:30 PM ). Special Event: Screening of THE ITALIAN AMERICANS [Mandatory RSVP] - NYU Kimmel Center, Eisner/Lubin Auditorium, 4th Floor, 60 Washington Square South, 10012. PLEASE NOTE: This event will take place at the NYU Kimmel Center. Click HERE to RSVP   NYU Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimó and publ...

Join The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), The George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs and WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation's capital, for a screening and discussion about The Italian Americans, a new film for PBS premiering nationally February 17 & 24, 9-11p — with special guest Ho...

On Nov. 18, the National Italian American Foundation was at the Philadelphia Media Forum, where along with WHYY, we hosted a special reception and screened clips from the upcoming four-hour documentary series, The Italian Americans, set to air nationally on PBS in February 2015.   The documentary, narrated by acclaimed actor Stanley Tucci, r...

  WTI Magazine #54    2015 February, 20Author : Umberto Mucci      Translation by:   It is not by chance that the interview published in this number of our magazine is our 100th ... Happy birthday to us! We wanted to celebrate this event in the proper way, and we thought that having John Maggio as our guest would be perfect to do it. We were rig...