Italy in the White House: A Conversation on Historical Perspectives in Washington

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March 2, 2016. Wednesday 9:00 AM - White House Historical Association - 748 Jackson Place Northwest
Washington, District of Columbia

Long before the emergence of the United States and Italy as nations, close connections between our two peoples influenced political philosophy, architecture, culture, and more. Over time, these links grew in depth and breadth, friendships emerged, cultures intertwined, and many of these elements touched the nation's capital, the White House, and the lives of American presidents. To chronicle this extraordinary story and share newly discovered historical insights about these exceptional connections, the White House Historical Association, together with the Embassy of Italy and the National Italian American Foundation, is organizing a full-day symposium, culinary experience, and cultural event that celebrates a symbiotic relationship that has lasted for well over two centuries.

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