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Author: Laura VerklanJoseph CampanellaChazz PalminteriJerry Della FeminaRudolph W GiulianiAll authors
Publisher: New York : History Channel, [1998]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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While struggling with the harsh realities of life in America, Italian-American immigrant families sought solace in "la famiglia." Enriched by their culture they made their way towards acceptance. The descendants of ditch diggers, seamstresses and factory workers became leaders in business, politics, science and entertainment. It also profiles the Italian Mafia in America and the stigma its activities caused in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Al Capone; Rudolph Valentino; Frank Capra; Joe DiMaggio; Fiorello H La Guardia; Frank Sinatra; Al Capone; Frank Capra; Joe DiMaggio; Fiorello H La Guardia; Frank Sinatra; Rudolph Valentino
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Verklan; Joseph Campanella; Chazz Palminteri; Jerry Della Femina; Rudolph W Giuliani; Paola A Sensi Isolani; Philip V Cannistraro; Gay Talese; Anthony Arricale; Joseph Vincent Scelsa; Geraldine Ferraro; Ben Morreale; Joseph Maselli; Greystone Communications.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; History Channel (Television network)
OCLC Number: 41443037
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Executive producers, Craig Haffner and Donna E. Lusitana ; writer/director, Laura Verklan ; A & E executive producer, Michael E. Katz.
Performer(s): Narrator: Joe Campanella.
Commentary: Chazz Palminteri, Jerry Della Femina, Father Primo, Rudolph W. Giuliani, Paola A. Sensi Isolani, Philip V. Cannistraro, Gay Talese, Anthony Arricale, Joseph V. Scelsa, Geraldine Ferraro, Ben Morreale, Joseph Maselli.
Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Home
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications for A & E Network.

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While struggling with the harsh realities of life in America, Italian-American immigrant families sought solace in "la famiglia." Enriched by their culture they made their way towards acceptance. The descendants of ditch diggers, seamstresses and factory workers became leaders in business, politics, science and entertainment. It also profiles the Italian Mafia in America and the stigma its activities caused in tainting public opinion against all Italian Americans.

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