Lidia Celebrates America: Freedom and Independence (2013)

Genres - Education  |   Sub-Genres - Cooking & Food, Home Entertaining  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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A look at freedom and the immigrant experience through food and cultural traditions, featuring Anna Deavere Smith, Renée Fleming, Jacques Pépin, Martha Wainwright and Alec Mapa. Included: a July 4th naturalization ceremony at Jefferson's Monticello, Va., estate; a Bastille Day party; Juneteenth events in Texas; and a Philippines Independence Day celebration in New York. Host Lidia Bastianich also recalls arriving in the U.S. in 1958 after her family fled Yugoslavia\ and lived in a refugee camp.

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