Stereotype This! Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths Stereotype This!  Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths Stereotype This! Debunking Hollywood's Italian Stereotypes and Myths
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Progression or Regression?

From "The Amos 'n Andy Show"

In the 1950s TV show "Amos 'n Andy" African Americans were portrayed as simple-minded yet harmless, images now rightly considered highly offensive.
From "The Sopranos"

In "The Sopranos," (1999), Italian Americans are portrayed as simple-minded yet psychotic, images now highly acclaimed!!
Presented by Bill Dal Cerro   Copyright 2001