Highlights: The 41st Annual NIAF Gala

Two film directors and a Pittsburgh Steeler were among this year's honorees...

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Franco Harris, the Russo brothers and others feted at Italian-American gala in D.C.

Don’t ever take sides against the family.

Political dignitaries, celebrities and guests gathered at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Northwest Saturday evening for the National Italian American Foundation’s 41st annual gala to honor standout Italians and Americans of Italian heritage.

The event was emceed by NIAF President John M. Viola and comedian Joe Piscopo, and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser also attended.

“This is a great celebration of friendship between the United States and Italy,” Armando Varricchio, Italy’s ambassador to the U.S., said at the start of the gala dinner. Read More at The Washington Times…

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