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Lidia Celebrates America; Life's Milestones

10/31/2013

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Series
Lidia Celebrates America
Program
Life's Milestones
Program Number

202

Series Description

This series is a multi-cultural experience celebrating the diversity in America. Celebrity chef and restaurateur Lidia Bastianich takes a culinary journey that will seat us at the table of families all across rural and urban America. From east to west, north to south, experience along with Lidia the diverse melting pot that is America. This series is a deeply personal journey that allows Lidia to share her culinary traditions, heritage and history with others who also have great stories to tell.

Specials—scheduled for broadcast in 2012—viewers will join Lidia for a variety of tasty ethnic celebrations, including weddings, rites of passage, and celebrations of independence. Series release date: 12/20/2011

Program Description

Host Lidia Bastianich celebrates important milestones with a diverse group of Americans: a baptism with a Greek Orthodox family; a Navajo house blessing in Utah; college graduation seen through the eyes of a Brazilian-American Boston University student; and a sweet 16 birthday party for a young French-Cajun woman ready to make her debut as a Nashville country music star. Soprano Renee Fleming sings “You’ll Never Walk Alone.”

NOTE: Broadcast in Boston Dec. 25, 2013.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Cooking
Creators
Donnelly, Laurie (Series Producer)
Citation
Chicago: “Lidia Celebrates America; Life's Milestones,” 10/31/2013, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EFBDCFA3E2E24B099F9BB304BB6C0A24.
MLA: “Lidia Celebrates America; Life's Milestones.” 10/31/2013. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EFBDCFA3E2E24B099F9BB304BB6C0A24>.
APA: Lidia Celebrates America; Life's Milestones. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EFBDCFA3E2E24B099F9BB304BB6C0A24
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