The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans

  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (84)

The Italian Americans is a series that airs on PBS that chronicles the history of Italian immigrants and their progeny in the United States. From the late 19th century to the modern day, this series documents the challenges that the Italian Americans have faced. Learn about the journey that these men, women, and children faced on the treacherous voyage from one side of the Atlantic to the other. This documentary show works to dissipate stereotypes that have dogged Italian Americans for decades. Watch as we observe how the Italian immigrants have kept their own unique culture alive while also becoming distinctively American.

The Italian Americans
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Seasons
The American Dream (1945-present)
4. The American Dream (1945-present)
February 24, 2015
The American Dream (1945-present)
Loyal Americans (1930-1945); The American Dream (1945-present)
3. Loyal Americans (1930-1945); The American Dream (1945-present)
February 24, 2015
The second generation of Italian-Americans makes its mark on America. Fiorello La Guardia, for example, becomes the 99th mayor of New York City in 1934; and baseball star Joe DiMaggio becomes an American hero.
Becoming Americans (1910-1930)
2. Becoming Americans (1910-1930)
February 17, 2015
Becoming Americans (1910-1930)
La Famiglia (1890-1910); Becoming Americans (1910-1930)
1. La Famiglia (1890-1910); Becoming Americans (1910-1930)
February 17, 2015
The Italian-American experience is chronicled, beginning with why many Italians immigrated to America. By the late 19th century, "Little Italys" sprang up throughout the U.S., but Italian-Americans were often branded as outsiders.
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The Italian Americans is a series that airs on PBS that chronicles the history of Italian immigrants and their progeny in the United States. From the late 19th century to the modern day, this series documents the challenges that the Italian Americans have faced. Learn about the journey that these men, women, and children faced on the treacherous voyage from one side of the Atlantic to the other. This documentary show works to dissipate stereotypes that have dogged Italian Americans for decades. Watch as we observe how the Italian immigrants have kept their own unique culture alive while also becoming distinctively American.The Italian Americans is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (4 episodes). The series first aired on February 17, 2015.

Where to Watch The Italian Americans

The Italian Americans is available for streaming on the PBS website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Italian Americans on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    February 17, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (84)