Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History
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Arab Indianapolis: A Hidden History, directed and produced by local filmmaker Becky Fisher and shot by Vinnie Manganello, reveals a new chapter in the diverse history of central Indiana. It explores the first Arabic-speaking neighborhood in Indianapolis, the founding of St. George Church in the 1920s, the establishment of a prominent Arab American business on Monument Circle, the service of Arab Americans in World War II, the election of Arab Americans to political offices in the Indiana Capitol, the contributions of Arab Americans to medicine since the 1920s, and the influence of Arab American food on menus across the city.
Recording available from: https://www.pbs.org/video/arab-indianapolis-a-hidden-history-i8qegh/
Recording available from: https://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/media/n59q08cw5v