Ann Potenza: Building a Virtual “Little Italy” in LA

Jul 20, 2016 1168

By Valerio Viale

Ann Potenza, President of Federated Italo-Americans of Southern California, has a clear and lucid vision of what the older generations of Italian-Americans are currently lacking. That is, an up-to-date picture of today's Italy.

Just to give you an example pertaining my home town, Rome is no longer the city where everyone rides a vespa scooter and clothes are hung to dry on a string, stretched across one building to the opposite.

That romantic image of Rome was truthful between the 50's and 60's, when the box-office hit, Roman Holiday, delighted millions of Americans.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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