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This edition: October 2008

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 28, 2008.

Roberto Saviano, Journalist and Author of "Gomorrah", the Internationally acclaimed, Award Wining expose on the Neapolitan Mafia, also known as "Comorra" in Italian, is interviewed. Mr. Saviano spoke last may at the Pen Writers World Voices Conference held at The City University of NY Graduate School. Prof. Tamburri also speaks with Saviano. "Gomorrah" has recently been released as a feature film, and is earning its own praise and acclaim.
 
The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, The Speaker of the House of The United States House of Representatives holds a book signing and press conference on the release of her new book "Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters". The Press Conference was moderated by Newsman Sam Donaldson, and was recently held during the National Italian American Foundation's 33rd Annual Weekend Conference and Gala Awards Dinner. Distinguished Professor Fred Gardaphe briefly interviewed Speaker Pelosi about the influence of italian american women on society and the 2008 Presidential Election.10/28/08

AJT(Tamburri)- Roberto Saviano, Journalist/Author,"Gomorrah"- Hon. Nancy Pelosi,
Speaker/US House of Representatives/Author, "Know Your Power:A Message to America's Daughters"- Distinguished Professor Fred Gardaphe, Queens College/CUNY, Sam Donaldson, Newsman/Broadcaster

Guest List

Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Dean and Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute