This week we’re bringing you Part Two of our first ever “Live” question-and-answer episode direct from our “New Neighborhood” online membership group! The New Neighborhood is a place for all Italian Americans… a vibrant, close-knit community centered around our private Facebook group, where our most passionate listeners and supporters gather togeth...

With Election Day tomorrow, it’s a star-spangled celebration on this week’s episode as we’re joined by special guest Thom Woodley of the “Fail to the Chief” podcast to discuss the Italian American “Almost-Weres” of United States Presidential history. Sure, we have yet to see a Paesano or a Paesana take up residence in 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, but...

As Italian American Heritage Month draws to a close, we’re presenting our first ever “Live” question-and-answer episode direct from our “New Neighborhood” online membership group! The New Neighborhood is a Place for all Italian Americans… a vibrant, close-knit community centered around our private Facebook group where our most passionate listeners...

During the XX Week of the Italian Language in the World, the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington DC, in cooperation with the Embassy of Italy, has launched a series of 12 read-along podcasts from the book "Telephone Tales" by Gianni Rodari (1920-1980). To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of this great Italian author, his “Telephone...

Dear friends, while I'm writing this editorial the coronavirus situation in Italy is dramatically worsening, and probably in a few days we will be in a full lockdown again. We are scared and angry, because we knew that a second wave would come and the Italian institutions were unprepared. The weeks to come will be difficult and hard, and we all hop...

For young Taylor Taglianetti, founder of the National Organization of Italian Americans in Film and Television (NOIAFT), her many encounters with the generosity of the Italian American community have made her life’s work about paying it forward. This week, we sit down with Taylor to discover how this philosophy drove her to found a new, booming org...

Happy Columbus Day, everybody!  That is, if you’re one of the folks who still celebrates Columbus Day because, appropriate to today’s often contentious designation, we’re presenting the sixth and final segment of our “Conversations on Columbus” series exploring the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus! This week is our attempt to tie a nice big...

Happy Italian American Heritage Month, Paesani!  We’re kicking off our favorite month of the year by bringing you Part Five of our “Conversations on Columbus” series exploring the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus.  This week we’re presenting the voices who’ve set out to defend the legacy of this complex Italian figure.  We’ll begin by runnin...

As October approaches, we’re returning for part four of our “Conversations on Columbus” series exploring the life and legacy of Christopher Columbus, and this week we’re examining the long and complex relationship between the Italian American community and the Genovese navigator who has become a symbol of Italian American pride. We’ll begin with an...

Audio: https://italianamericanpodcast.com/iap-156-understanding-the-2020-italian-constitutional-referendum-with-special-guest-umberto-mucci-of-we-the-italians/ September 14 2020 Roma, Italy