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Dream of Italy

Dream of Italy

Castelvetere Sul Calore (Italian Ancestry)

Ten percent of Americans have some Italian blood and many of them could qualify for Italian citizenship by birth. Host Kathy McCabe travels to the ancestral village of her maternal great-grandfather -Castelvetere sul Calore in the region of Campania - to trace her roots and see if she can qualify for citizenship by blood line. This has always been a place of mystery and miracles for her family. Kathy takes part in an ancient procession honoring the town's patron saint Madonna delle Grazie. Her visit...
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Tuesday, September 27 at 9:30 pm on 12.1


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  • Wednesday, September 28 at 12:30 am on 12.1
  • Saturday, October 1 at 3:30 am on 12.1
  • Friday, October 14 at 12:30 pm on 12.1

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With its mesmerizing landscapes, rich artistic treasures, deep ties to the past and warm people, it is no wonder that Americans Dream of Italy more than any other destination in the world. Join Italian travel expert Kathy McCabe, editor of the award-winning travel newsletter Dream of Italy, as she explores six diverse areas of Italy in six episodes. Meet Italy's colorful locals - chefs, artisans, historians - who are deeply connected to their land, carrying on and preserving the traditions of their ancestors. Dream of Italy is directed by Dakkan Abbe who created the public television series, Inside the Tuscan Hills.