Extras

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The Italian Americans

Breaking Through

Mario Cuomo was a proud Italian American who embodied the larger story of America.

Breaking Through

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The Italian Americans

Assimilation

Immigrants were expected to assimilate into the American culture.

Assimilation

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The Italian Americans

Sacco and Vanzetti

Sacco and Vanzetti were Italian anarchists found guilty of murder in 1921

Sacco and Vanzetti

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The Italian Americans

Rudolph Valentino

Rudolph Valentino brought something totally new to Hollywood

Rudolph Valentino

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The Italian Americans

Italian American Pride

Many Italian Americans discuss the history of their families

Italian American Pride

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The Italian Americans

American Idols, Italian Roots

1947-1954 was a golden era for Italian crooners.

American Idols, Italian Roots

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The Italian Americans

Mario Cuomo and Antonin Scalia

Mario Cuomo speaks at the 1984 Democratic National Convention to great acclaim

Mario Cuomo and Antonin Scalia

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The Italian Americans

The Last Enclaves

Today there are over 15 million people of Italian descent in America

The Last Enclaves

Video thumbnail: The Italian Americans Italian Stereotypes

The Italian Americans

Italian Stereotypes

Italian stereotypes are still prevalent in contemporary America.

Italian Stereotypes

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The Italian Americans

The Godfather

Based on Puzo's best-selling novel of the same name.

The Godfather

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The Italian Americans

Frank Sinatra

Sinatra is one of the best-selling artists of all time.

Frank Sinatra

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The Italian Americans

Joe DiMaggio

DiMaggio made his major league debut on May 3, 1936, batting ahead of Lou Gehrig.

Joe DiMaggio

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The Italian Americans

Up From Ashes

Loans empower Italians to rebuild after the 1906 earthquake.

Up From Ashes

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The Italian Americans

Children of Two Worlds

Italians were pulled in two directions: to assimilate or to stay loyal to traditions

Children of Two Worlds

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The Italian Americans

Fruits of Thy Labor

Laborers were striving for better working conditions

Fruits of Thy Labor

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The Italian Americans

Italian Americans Preview

The Italian Americans premieres on February 17 at 9pm

Italian Americans Preview

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The Italian Americans

Roseto

Scientists say a strong Italian family or community may have surprising heath benefits.

Roseto

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