Sep 29, 2009: The Age of Astronomy, the Garibaldi-Meucci Museum, Paul Sorvino honored by NIAF

The once-in-a-lifetime Galileo, The Medicis, and the Age of Astronomy exhibition at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia celebrates the 400th anniversary of Galileo's "invention" of the telescope.  Italics' Bill Schempp interviews Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer of the Franklin Institute.  The Garibaldi-Meucci Museum's Rededication ceremonies are held in Staten Island.  The National Italian American Foundation honors actor/singer Paul Sorvino at the annual East Coast Gala Awards.