Month: December 2017

Victor Emmanuel III’s body returned to Italy while Aldo Finzi’s music played at Carnegie Hall

The king signed Mussolini’s Racial Laws, the same laws that interrupted the career of Aldo Finzi, a talented Jewish composer whose music has finally made it to New York.

/ December 18, 2017

Interview: A coming dark age in Europe?

James Kirchick, author of “The End of Europe,” discusses Europe’s future and the importance of a strong transatlantic relationship.

/ December 6, 2017

Amid Columbus controversy, Italian Americans look at a history of troubled integration

Calls to remove a Columbus statue has New York’s Italian-American community reflecting on their past.

/ December 4, 2017