IAP 143: northern exposure: exploring Northern Italian contributions in the United States, part 2

May 19, 2020 246

In this week’s episode, we’re wrapping up our two-part look at the Northern Italian impact on Italian American life by criss-crossing these great United States to discover Northern Italian enclaves from California to Idaho and everywhere in between!

Our special guest, and Northern Italy expert, Robert Allegrini, takes us on a tour across the country, stopping in various Northern Italian communities to explore their traditions, histories, and influence on Italian American life today. We’ll also discover some manifestations of Northern and Central Italian American pride, including La Corsa dei Ceri (“St. Ubaldo Day”) in Jessup, Pennsylvania, which is our country’s largest and most traditional Central Italian celebration.

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