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The Following interviews on NIACTV will be aired for the remaining part of the year.
The month of October is Italian Heritage month and we appreciate all those who have participated in the interviewing process. The National Italian American Council (NIAC) and NIACTV and its officers and producers are not responsible for the opinions expressed or shared by the individuals interviewed on NIACTV website.
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The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC) chose Maria Pappas, Cook County Treasurer to salute the Columbus holiday for 2009. See photos and video below.

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The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC) A multi media provider protecting the cause.
2009-08-14  Details
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IMPORTANT: The NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC) hosted their annual Christmas holiday party for the American Military Veterans at the VA- Administration hospital at HINES. When the viewer scans the photos, no pictures were taken of the Patients. It is the policy of the Veterans Hospital. From left to Right: CJ Weis, Randy Weis, Glen Nelson, Luke Wilhite, Mike Wilhite, Luke Meyer. Back row left to right: NIAC Volunteer Nick Ayala, and Tony La Piana founder & president of NIAC
2012-02-24  Details
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Starting left to right: White Castle employee Barbara Exline, NIAC volunteer Nick Ayala, Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC, Debra Blaney, Dist Supervisor, and Theresa Kasubski, Area Supervisor both from White Castle. White Castle donated 3oo hundred hamburgers for the event making it a wonderful experience for the patients and all involved. A special Thank you to Theresa Kasubski Area Supervisor, Barbara Exline, and Debra Blaney, Dist. Supervisor from White Castle for making this a special event for the Veterans.
2012-02-24  Details
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Dominics Food Store located at Rt 83 and St. Charles rd in Elmhurst, Illinois made a wonderful donation for the VA- Veterans Christmans Party - A party size tray of food was provided for the event and the Vets loved it! From left to right: Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC, (center) Scott Hendrickson, Dominics Store Manager and Gordon Adams, Deli Manager. We Thank You for your support!
2012-02-29  Details
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NIAC volunteers Randy Weis and CJ Weis practice before going on to perform for the troops.
2012-02-24  Details
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starting left: NIAC volunteer NIAC AYALA, and Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC
2012-02-24  Details
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left to right NIAC volunteer's Randy Weis and Nick Ayala, and Tony La Piana founder & president of NIAC.
2012-02-24  Details
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from left to right: NIAC Volunteer Nick Ayala, center- Chaplain Jesu, and Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC. Chaplain Jesu, offered warm words of encouragement and a special thank you to all the Veterans toward the very end of the service.
2012-02-24  Details
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Kathy Fern, singer was outstanding performing for the troops at the 12-17-2011 annual HINES Veterans Administration holiday party hosted by NIAC. Luke Wilhite lead vocal can be seen ramping it up, and both Glen Nelson guitar, and Mike Wilhite bass guitar were both outstanding.
2012-01-26  Details
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2nd Domestic members - Mike Wilhite bass guitar, and Luke Meyer drums, and Glen Nelson guitar, perform a hit from Santana. All three played GREAT! This was the second (2)nd performance done by 2nd Domestic at the HINES VA- hospital for the Veterans and they were warmly received by all once again. Thanks to 2nd Domestic for all their support and making the holiday party a fine event to remember.
2012-01-26  Details
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Kathy Fern singer of 2ND DOMESTIC lights up the room with her outstanding performance. Randy Weis guitar, and Luke Wilhite singer get into the tune "SWEET HOME CHICAGO"
2012-02-22  Details
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Kathy Fern, Singer - Mike Wilhite bass guitar, Glen Nelson guitar, CJ Weis and Randy Weis on guitar, and Luke Wilhite singer all get into the act performing "SWEET HOME CHICAGO"
2012-02-24  Details
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2ND DOMESTIC Perform for the Veterans.
2012-02-24  Details
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2ND DOMESTIC lead singer Luke Wilhite shows off his moves for the crowd. Randy Weis can be seen applauding loudly.
2012-02-24  Details
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CJ Weis played for the Veterans and was TERRIFFIC!
2012-02-24  Details
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CJ Weis and Randy Weis playing and singing songs for the Veterans.
2012-02-24  Details
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2ND DOMESTIC Drummer Luke Meyer prepares himself for the opening song. Luke was incredible on the Drums. Fantastic!
2012-02-24  Details
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2ND DOMESTIC Glen Nelson is all style and class as he shows off his talent playing guitar for the Veterans.
2012-02-24  Details
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2ND DOMESTIC singer KATHY FERN is just outstanding - her performance was terrific.
2012-02-24  Details
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Randy Weis, NIAC volunteer, dedicated the song "You are my Sunshine" for my Mother EDDA LA PIANA, who passed away on November 05th, 2011. Randy dedicated the song to my Mother and announced the message during the event. Thank you Randy!
2012-02-24  Details
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Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC and NIAC volunteer NIAC AYALA rap up the service by offering thanks and appreciation to all the volunteers, sponsors, HINES VA staff and the Veterans and families for attending.
2012-02-24  Details
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Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC does the honor of thanking all who made the event possible by saying this. La Piana said "On behalf of my organization the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC) I wish to thank 2ND DOMESTIC, RANDY WEIS and CJ WEIS, WHITE CASTLE, and DOMINICS food store for their donations toward this program. And I would like to thank the staff at HINES VA hospital for helping to put this project together, and to each and everyone of you (troops)and Veterans for keeping AMERICA safe and our people free!"
2012-02-24  Details
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Tony La Piana, founder & president of NIAC motions for volunteer NICK AYALA to rap up the program. Randy Weis and Luke Wilhite can be seen showing their appreciation for the opportunity to perform for the Veterans.
2012-02-24  Details
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The "MOVEMENT" is important and must continue no matter what. You the individual or the people as a group must organize and support the NIAC in its quest seeking social justice for all Italian Americans. SAVE THE ITALIAN AMERICAN CULTURE!
2009-08-14  Details
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The "MOVEMENT" is an educational exhibit about the Italian American experience starting from world war II to the present. The "MOVEMENT" curator is ANTHONY E. LA PIANA, founder & president of the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC). The "MOVEMENT" has been on display at college campus, the Illinois State Building in the Chicago Loop. And on display at the DALEY CENTER - EAST LOBBY every year since year 2000. The "MOVEMENT" captured the attention of the electronic media in 2011 and 2012. In 2011 during the month of October CBS Channel 2 news reported on The "MOVEMENT". And On 10-23-12 CBS Channel 2 news reported on the exhibit on its 6pm evening news with Legend Anchor Bill Kurtis. Part #1 of video footage of The "MOVEMENT" exhibit is taken at the Daley Center in Chicago, Illinois. October of 2008. for more details read and view section (part)II below.
2009-08-01  Details
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Part 2, of The The "Movement" exhibit at the Daley Center in Chicago, Il. October of 2008. The "MOVEMENT" exhibit was created by ANTHONY E. LA PIANA, Curator and founder & president of the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC). The "MOVEMENT" is an educational exhibit describing the Italian American experience dating back to world war II to the present.
2009-08-13  Details
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Information about FIVE CENTURIES OF ITALIAN AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK. Revised edition and all rights reserved by NIAC. Order online at the NIAC store page using pay pal or complete the order form and send to NIAC.
2009-09-02  Details
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October 12th, 2005 Columbus Day parade held in Denver, CO. Watch this important video footage of Anti-Columbus protesters disrupting the Columbus parade in Denver, Co. Steve Antonnucio, regional director, NIAC -Colorado monitored the event and reported on it. The Italian American people of Denver, CO., chose the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL and Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of NIAC to lead the Columbus parade.
2009-08-02  Details
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The following interviews were done at Chicago's Union Station. Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of NIAC conducted the interviews.
2009-10-09  Details
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NIACTV - "Taking Sides" interview of Rose Farina at the Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago on October 04th, 2009. Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL (NIAC) conducted the interview. Rose Farina was chosen to salute the Christopher Columbus parade and holiday, October 11th, 2010 for NIACTV. Rose Farina interview in full length.
2009-10-15  Details
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NIACTV Interview with Maria Pappas saluting Columbus day 2009. Interview conducted by Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of NIAC & NIACTV. Interview conducted at Chicago City Hall, Cook County Treasurer office.
2009-10-02  Details
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Anna Weeg is a local Italian American Artist displaying her artwork at the Cook County Treasures office in October of 2009.
2009-10-08  Details
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2009 Annual Bataan Memorial Service held in Maywood, Illinois. First (1st) interview of Col. Richard A. McMahon, US Army - Retired - period served (Vietnam). Listen to Col. McMahon describe his recent visit overseas and the apology offered to former American POW's from the Ambassordor of Japan. Second (2nd) interview with Thomas Duddy who at the age of 15 years old was working for Western Union during World War II and was assigned the task of delivering black stars to the families of American Military personnel who died in battle. Interviews conducted by Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL & NIACTV.
2009-09-14  Details
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The 2008 Annual Bataan Memorial ceremony held in Maywood, Il.
2009-08-02  Details
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2009-08-13  Details
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In 2008 Anthony E. La Piana, founder & president of the NATIONAL ITALIAN AMERICAN COUNCIL ( NIAC ) awarded the City of Chicago, The Mayors Office for Special Events and Ronald Salazar and David Kennedy, First (1)st Deputy Director for their contributions and efforts to promote the Italian American community and the NIAC Exhibit, The "Movement" at the Daley Plaza.
2009-08-02  Details
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NIACTV- "Taking Sides" with guest Rahm Emanuel, candidate for the United States Congress in Chicago, Illinois.
2009-08-02  Details

 



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