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Il Palagio, a 400-year-old villa in Tuscany, is a summer house that the singer-musician Sting, and his wife, Trudie Styler, bought for a song or two. They've fixed it up, and brought the olive groves, vineyards and vegetable gardens back to life. Sting and Trudie talk with correspondent Alina Cho about music, raising a family, and revitalizing a cherished homestead. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
At the organic cheesemaker Tenuta Vannulo, in southern Italy, the specialty is fresh buffalo mozzarella. Seth Doane checks out the process of creating a simply delicious cheese, and visits with students at the Consortium for the Protection of Buffalo Mozzarella. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
The tiny Tuscan town of Collodi was the birthplace of Pinocchio. Created in 1881 by journalist-author Carlo Lorenzini (who took the town's name as his pen name), the wooden puppet who became a real boy was the star of a coming-of-age story much darker than the familiar Disney film. Lee Cowan visits the National Carlo Collodi Foundation, and meets woodcarver Francesco Bartolucci – a real-life Geppetto. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
In 1990, American professor and poet Frances Mayes felt an irresistible urge to buy a derelict 300-year-old property. She transformed it into one of the most famous villas in Tuscany, attracting a constant stream of tourists, thanks to her bestselling memoir about restoring the house, called "Under the Tuscan Sun." The book spent more than two-and-a-half years on the bestseller list, and later became a popular film. Mayes talks with correspondent Rita Braver about her unexpected success, her adopted village of Cortona, and her latest book, "See You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy." (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
Americans whose Italian ancestors emigrated to the New World, have themselves emigrated back to the Old World. And thanks to Italian citizenship laws, the blood that has flowed in their family's veins through generations has opened up doors to their claiming Italian citizenship. Mark Phillips reports. (Originally broadcast May 19, 2019.)
"Our allies take advantage of us far greater than our enemies," the president said in a speech earlier this month
Environmental organizations say humans are to blame for fires devastating the Amazon, a region vital to our planet's climate. More than 74,000 fires have begun in Brazil this year with roughly 40 percent in the Amazon alone. Manuel Bojorquez reports.
Attorneys general from every state in America are joining forces with major phone companies to fight the rapidly growing problem of robocalls. An estimated 4.7 billion robocalls were placed in July alone. Many of those are from scammers. Anna Werner reports.
President Trump and the first lady will fly to France Friday for this weekend's G-7 summit. The annual meeting has highlighted divisions between the president and some of the strongest U.S. allies. Weijia Jiang reports.
For the first time, we're hearing from someone who says he witnessed part of the deadly confrontation between a Connecticut man and a Caribbean resort worker
For the first time, we're hearing from someone who says he witnessed part of the deadly confrontation between a Connecticut man and a worker at a Caribbean resort. Scott Hapgood faces manslaughter charges for the death of hotel worker Kenny Mitchel. Errol Barnett reports.
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