Columbus Day

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Plenty Of Reasons To Celebrate Italian Heritage

I’m a day late, but not too late, because it’s never too late to celebrate Columbus Day, and add to my reasons every year for why we should stop thinking of Italians as godfather gangsters, and remember what they’ve given to the world.

CBS 2–10/09/2012

Empty Classroom

Italians, Poles Fight CPS Plan To End Columbus, Pulaski Holidays

End the holiday treatment for Pulaski Day and Columbus Day at Chicago Public Schools? Polish and Italian civic leaders say the proposed change in the school calendar backed by Mayor Rahm Emanuel is “a slap in the face.”


Photo Of Italian Flag At Parade (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Old Times Remembered On Columbus Day

Mass on Sunday, the afternoon at nana’s, the family all together.

WBBM Newsradio–10/12/2010

The 2 Teachers

CBS 2 School: Noble Journey

With so much negativity and resentment directed at Christopher Columbus it is amazing we still have a federal holiday today. It was a lot different back in 1892.

CBS Chicago–10/11/2010