Discussing the book "Slim's Table: Race, Respectability, and Masculinity" (published by University of Chicago Press) with the author Mitchell Duneier, photographer Ovie Carter, Nate "Slim" Douglas and Ed Watlington,
Dr. Carlo Levi talks about the differences in Italian and American literature in the first part. In the second part, children Julio and Phillipo sing Italian nursery rhymes. In the last part, Maria Caniglia and husband Pino Donati discuss opera; part 2.
Dr. Carlo Levi talks about his book "Christ Stopped at Eboli", the human condition, and compassion for those suffering during and after World War 2.