Episode 17: The New Year's Eve Murder of Mike Defino
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
Join us for a special New Year's episode that transports you to the frosty streets of Juneau, Alaska in 1915. In this short yet captivating episode, we delve into the murder of Mike Defino. Follow us as we piece together the events leading up to the murder. Tune in as we kick off the year with a tale that will send shivers down your spine and ignite your curiosity about the untold chapters of our heritage ..read more
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Episode 12: Halloween Special
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In this Halloween special episode of the Italian American Stories Podcast, join us for a spine-tingling journey into the world of haunted houses and ghostly tales deeply rooted in Italian American history. We delve into a collection of unearthed stories pulled from historical newspapers that recount eerie encounters and chilling stories within the Italian American community ..read more
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Episode 16: Christmas Special: Unwrapping Memories in Old Newspapers
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
Dive into the warmth of the season with our Christmas Special episode of Italian American Stories, where we unwrap the past through nostalgic newspaper articles. In this episode, we bring you the story of a woman reliving a cherished childhood memory where she treks through a snowstorm, determined to reach her aunt's house for the beloved Feast of the Seven Fishes. And, to add a touch of humor to your holiday cheer, we close the episode with a chuckle-worthy exploration of the top ten gifts for Italian American children. Spoiler alert: These gifts are entirely fabricated, but they'll leave you ..read more
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Episode 13: Clevio Massimo: The Italian Hercules
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
Join me and my special guest host, Jared a.k.a. my husband, as we explore the extraordinary journey of Clevio Massimo, a proud Italian-American whose relentless dedication and unyielding strength have taken him to the pinnacle of the strongman world. From humble beginnings rooted in Italian heritage to rising as a dominant force in the realm of strength athletics, Massimo's story embodies the perseverance and resilience deeply ingrained in the Italian-American identity ..read more
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Episode 15: The Italian Banditti - Murder in the Shadows of 19th Century Denver
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In the shadows of Denver's history lies a chilling tale that time has almost forgotten. Join us on this gripping episode as we delve into the dark secrets of the late 1800s, where the Italian Banditti, a notorious gang of 9 men, brutally murdered an entire family. Step back in time to an era where the lawless ruled the streets, and whispers of the Italian Banditti sent shivers down the spines of the unsuspecting residents. In this chilling narrative, we explore the infamous night when this gang descended upon an unsuspecting family, leaving tragedy in its wake ..read more
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Episode 14: Anthony Casamento : A Marine Hero's Legacy
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In this special episode of the "Italian American Stories Podcast," we delve into the remarkable life and courageous actions of Anthony Casamento, a revered World War II veteran. Joining as a guest host for this episode is my husband, Jared, a Marine veteran with a shared passion for honoring the legacy of servicemen like Anthony. Anthony Casamento, an Italian American, exemplified unwavering bravery and selflessness during the Battle of Guadalcanal, ultimately earning the Medal of Honor for his extraordinary heroism ..read more
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Episode 11: Angelo Noce: The Father of Columbus Day
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In this episode, we delve into the extraordinary journey of Angelo Noce, a visionary artist, and innovator, who played a pivotal role in making Columbus Day an official state holiday in Colorado. Angelo Noce's story is one of passion, dedication, and a commitment to cultural celebration. Join us as we go through the remarkable journey of how he championed the cause to establish Columbus Day as a state holiday in Colorado ..read more
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Halloween Special
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In this Halloween special episode of the Italian American Stories Podcast, join us for a spine-tingling journey into the world of haunted houses and ghostly tales deeply rooted in Italian American history. We delve into a collection of unearthed stories pulled from historical newspapers that recount eerie encounters and chilling stories within the Italian American community ..read more
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Episode 10: The Walsenburg Massacre
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
In this episode, we explore the tragic events of the Walsenburg Massacre that took place in Walsenburg, Colorado in 1895, where a group of Italian immigrants were targeted and killed. We delve into the historical background, examining the social and cultural context of the time that contributed to the escalation of violence against the Italian community. Join us as we uncover the untold stories and seek to understand the complexities surrounding this dark chapter in history, specifically focusing on the Italian victims affected by this tragic event ..read more
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Paesani Tales!
Italian American Stories Podcast
by Italian American Stories
5M ago
Welcome to "Paesani Tales," a special segment of Italian American Stories Podcast that delves into the personal stories and experiences of our listeners within the Italian American community. About once a month we will have a special episode where we will read the heartfelt stories submitted by our fellow Italian Americans, sharing their memories, adventures, and the moments that have forged their identities. Join us in celebrating the beauty and diversity of our Italian American culture, right here within the "Italian American Stories" family. Email us your "Paesani Tales," and let's share ou ..read more
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