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This edition: Espresso to beer in Williamsburg/Yeah Dawg/Cuomo on discrimination

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 24, 2015.

First aired: June 24, 2015.

ITALICS finds out how an old-school pizzeria in Williamsburg, Brooklyn alters tradition to accommodate its changing clientele. Marina Benedetto of Yeah Dawg talks to us about her vegan, gluten-free hot dogs. Celebrating its 43rd year, the New York Conference of Italian American State Legislators honors distinguished members of the community – actor Paul Sorvino, rock bassist John Regan, “tailor to the stars” Nino Corvato, and a Lifetime Achievement Award to Matilda Raffa Cuomo. ITALICS goes to the state capital – and is joined by governor Andrew Cuomo.

Guest List

Marina Benedetto Chef/Founder, Yeah Dawg!!!

Andrew M. Cuomo Governor, New York State

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

Mimmo Lepore Owner, Sal’s Pizza

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

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