This edition: Vincent Piazza; Vito Marcantonio ConferenceTweet
Original tape date: December 22, 2012.
First aired: December 26, 2012.
ITALICS introduces you to Vincent Piazza, rising young actor, whose portrayal of "Lucky Luciano" on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire" has brought him great critical acclaim and public notice. Then we'll take you to a conference, Vito Marcantonio and the Puerto Rican People: Solidarity & Progress, sponsored by the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College/CUNY, the Vito Marcantonio Forum and the Italian American Studies Association.
Gil Fagiani Poet & Board Member, Italian American Writer's Association
Lucia Grillo Italics Correspondent
Dr. Edgardo Meléndez Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, Hunter College/CUNY
Prof. Gerald J. Meyer, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus, Hostos Community College/CUNY
LuLu LoLo Pascale Actress/Playwright & Performance Artist, Vito Marcantonio Forum
Vincent Piazza Actor, HBO's "Boardwalk Empire-Lucky Luciano'"
Roberto Ragone Consultant/Community Activist, Vito Marcantonio Forum
Cav. Anthony Julian Tamburri, PhD. Dean & Executive Director, The John D. Calandra Italian American Institute