Extreme Genes: Family History Radio

Grandson of Mt. Rushmore Chief Carver On Struggle To Get Recognition

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Fisher visits with Lou Del Bianco of Port Chester, New York. Lou’s grandfather, Luigi, was an Italian immigrant who was the Chief Carver of Mount Rushmore for designer Gutzon Borglum. For decades, Luigi’s name was simply acknowledged as one of the carvers and not the one man that gave the faces life. Lou and his uncle fought with authorities for over 30 years to have this historical oversight corrected. Catch this remarkable American story.

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