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This edition: Paul Moses "An Unlikely Union"

Episode Details

Original tape date: July 21, 2015.

First aired: July 29, 2015.

The Irish and the Italian immigrant shared poverty, hope for the future in America, and the Catholic religion. What were the circumstances and who were the people preventing them from getting along in 19th century New York? In "An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians," author Paul Moses recounts the rivalry of these ethnic groups so important to the City.

Guest List

Paul Moses Author, Brooklyn College/CUNY, “An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York’s Irish and Italians”; CUNY School of Journalism