And They Came to Chicago: The Italian Legacy — a film by Gia Amella is available on You Tube

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The complete 80 minute version of ATCTC is available on You Tube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqeikaWQCyo

And They Came to Chicago traces the 150-year history of Italians settlement in Chicago, from early arrivals who laid the foundation for burgeoning Italian enclaves to the Italian American contribution to politics and labor, the arts and culture. Combining rare historical footage and photographs, interviews with prominent Italian Americans, authors, historians, and individuals who came of age in Chicago's Little Italies, And They Came To Chicago journeys to the heart of one of the city's most vibrant, and misunderstood, communities for an unforgettable look at Chicago's Italian American legacy.

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Source: http://blogs.lib.luc.edu/

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