Italy in the White House

A symposium showcases Italian influences inside the White House over the centuries.

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Symposium shows Italy in the White House

Historical Association celebrates Italian influences

A symposium in the US capital on Tuesday highlighted the many influences Italy has had on the White House through the centuries, from Cicero’s ideal of the gentleman politician to the concept of equality espoused by Filippo Mazzei, which influenced Thomas Jefferson in guiding the nation’s founding principles.

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