Presented by: Lou Del Bianco
Thursday, July 8, 2021 7:00-7:45pm
In this 45-minute special presentation for the entire family, storyteller Lou Del Bianco portrays his grandfather, Luigi Del Bianco, and talks about his unsung contribution as the chief carver on our nation’s greatest memorial, Mount Rushmore. Lou uses authentic photos, timelines, and primary source documents to bring Luigi’s story to life. The presentation culminates with designer Gutzon Borglum’s praise of Luigi, the 25-year struggle to get him recognized and the CBS SUNDAY MORNING tribute where a plaque at Mount Rushmore is finally unveiled! Now a published book authored by Lou, “Out of Rushmore’s Shadow” is a dramatic and touching story about Luigi’s legacy and the immigrant struggle.
The program will take place on Zoom and we will email you the link, meeting ID and password 24 hours prior to the event.