Italian Americans

  • TV Show
  • TV-G

Italian-Americans offer perspectives on their heritage and the importance of cultural traditions. Included are comments from actor Joe Mantegna, author Gay Talese, comedian Pat Cooper, baseball Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda and Geraldine Ferraro.

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The American Dream Season 1, Episode 4 Feb 24, 2015 Subscription

Consider if the specter of organized crime may always plague Italian Americans, despite assimilation.

Loyal Americans Season 1, Episode 3 Feb 24, 2015 Subscription

Examine the second generation's entry into the labor movement, politics, sports and entertainment.

Becoming Americans Season 1, Episode 2 Feb 17, 2015 Subscription

Survey the various ways Italians adapted to American life in the early 20th century.

La Famiglia Season 1, Episode 1 Feb 17, 2015 Subscription

Learn what spurred Italian immigration to the U.S. and why those immigrants faced discrimination.

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The Italian Americans
The Italian Americans reveals the unique qualities of one immigrant group's experience, and how these qualities have shaped and challenged America.

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  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: Italian-Americans offer perspectives on their heritage and the importance of cultural traditions. Included are comments from actor Joe Mantegna, author Gay Talese, comedian Pat Cooper, baseball Hall of Famer Tommy Lasorda and Geraldine Ferraro.