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Episode Details

Original tape date: January 27, 2016.

First aired: January 27, 2016.

This episode of ITALICS focuses on the environment. Lucia Grillo goes to the Safina Center at Stony Brook and talks with Dr. Carl Safina about his new book, “Beyond Words,” which gives new perspective on how we view animals. Designer Martin Salerno, founder of the chic – and high-tech – Luca Chiara, joins us in our studio to talk about what inspired his vegan leather accessories line. At the Italianate townhouse where the Columbus Citizens Foundation is housed, NOIAW celebrates three Wise Women: Donna Corrado, Commissioner of the NYC Department of Aging; Carin Guarasci, Professor of Education & Director of New Educators at Wagner College; and Sue Matthews of the non-profit, Conquering Kidz Cancer. Plus, ITALICS congratulates New York State Poet Laureate Emeritus, Joseph Tusiani, on his appointment by Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Guest List

Donna Corrado Commissioner, NYC Department of Aging

Lucia Grillo Producer & Correspondent, "ITALICS" Calandra Institute, Queens College, CUNY

Carin Guarasci Professor of Education & Director of New Educators, Wagner College

Sue Matthews Founder, Conquering Kidz Cancer

MaryRose Barranco Morris, Ed.D. Greater New York Region President, NOIAW

Carl Safina Founding President, Safina Center/Stony Brook

Martin Salerno Founder, Luca Chiara

Cav. Anthony J. Tamburri Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute

Maria Tamburri Chair, NOIAW