Christopher Columbus as a bridge between Italy and the US

Oct 14, 2017 1621

BY: Italy in US

To mark Columbus Day, the Italian American community gathers in many cities around the US to celebrate its achievements and its contribution to this great country in all sectors — be it political, economic, cultural, scientific and beyond.

President Donald Trump’s first Columbus Day proclamation highlighted the strong bonds of friendship between Italy and the US and how Italian explorer Christopher Columbus, a native of the City of Genoa in modern Liguria, Italy, “represents the rich history of important Italian American contributions to our great Nation.”

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