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Italian-Americans vs. Buonismo: ‘Balbo Must Fly On’

May 3, 2018 // Il Giornale - Italy - Italian

<b>(Chicago)</b> It’s the afternoon of July 15, 1933, when 24 Savoia-Marchetti S.55 hydroplanes descend on the smooth, flat waters of Lake Michigan, before the city of Chicago. They have just completed one of the greatest feats in the history of aviation by flying in locked formation from Rome to the United States, [Read more]

The Power of Monuments

August 30, 2017 // Frankfurter Rundschau - Germany - German

Letting [monuments] stand as witness to an overridden past is something quite different from making the past a role model in defiance of a present that has escaped it.