Rome is all about history, But usually you are thinking ancient ruins and Baroque art. Here are a few videos and slide shows of slightly less old Rome that give you a glimpse of how much things have and have not changes in this stupendous miserable eternal city.
Imagine if there was still a drive-thru in Rome. "You can see how the Dolce Vita Romans have taken to to the cinema of tomorrow and added to their envious list of civilized amenities and developments of lush living."
Gasp at the now politically incorrect observations the British make of the Romans in this clip "If you don't like it. Don't go there."
While not all in Rome, these shots from all over Italy in the 1980's are a wonderful journey back in time yet also timeless.