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A cinquant’anni dall’assassinio di Dallas, la figura di John Fitzgerald Kennedy è ancora significativa e vitale nell’immaginario collettivo. Tanto negli Stati Uniti, quanto in Italia.    A Milano, Paolo Colombo, ordinario di Storia delle Istituzioni politiche all’Università cattolica del Sacro …

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  On December 8, a snow-white papamobile leads a caravan of black limos from Vatican City to the Column of the Immaculate Conception in Piazza Mignanelli, the southwest extension of Rome’s Piazza di Spagna. Dedicated shortly after Pius IX declared …

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The underbelly of the National Football League (NFL) has been unveiled once again. This time it is not about post concussion syndrome or even an arrest of a player but an alleged bullying case that some speculate occurred in a …

Non ci si stanca mai di ritornare in luoghi incantevoli, come questo della missione San Carlos Borromeo, meglio conosciuta come “il Carmel”.    Il  fascino del Carmel sta in una magnificenza di colori e profumi, di storia antica e arte …

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Dear Readers, L’Italo-Americano began publishing in 1908 and 105 years later is the only weekly Italian American “contenda” still standing in the state of California, western United States and Canada. L’Italo-Americano is the only newspaper that celebrates our heritage and …

In our imagination, comets are fascinating prodigies of nature that cross the sky often invisible to the naked eye. Yet, this year we almost had the chance to see one of them shining above our heads just around Christmas. Sadly, …

Piccola Basilicata, ma grande madre di emigranti che hanno fatto fortuna nel mondo e conquistato anche la Grande Mela.  “Scorre sangue lucano nelle vene del nuovo sindaco”, ha scritto ‘Il Quotidiano della Basilicata’ all’indomani della plebiscitaria elezione di Bill de …

Calling someone a “Renaissance man” is quite a compliment, even if occasionally misused and misunderstood  in our times.  Fortunately, one of the world’s great autobiographies paints a clear picture of the expression by one who embodied it. Benvenuto Cellini was …

Da qualche anno ho scoperto un posto dove un toscano vero vorrebbe sempre arrivare a mezzogiorno e mangiare una pastasciutta calda e fumante con un ragù che poteva fare solo Ada o Crolinda nella trattoria di Lucca della mia zia …

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Dear Readers, November notes and thoughts on Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 2013.  From George Washington’s 1789 Thanksgiving Proclamation: Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to  recommend to the people of the United States a …

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