Led by a team of Asian American filmmakers, including Academy Award®-nominated series producer Renee Tajima-Peña (“Who Killed Vincent Chin?,” “No Más Bebés”), ASIAN AMERICANS examines the significant role of Asian Americans in shaping American history and identity, from the first wave of Asian immigrants in the 1850s and identity politics during the social and cultural turmoil of the twentieth century to modern refugee crises in a globally connected world.
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Content can be viewed at actual source page: https://video.kpbs.org/video/asian-immigrants-helped-build-silicon-valley-yel5ar/PHOTO GALLERYASIAN AMERICANS Explore the impact of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing racial/ethnic group in the United States, on the country’s past, present and future, told through individual lives and personal histories.
Content can be viewed at actual source page: https://video.kpbs.org/video/susan-ahn-cudd-korean-american-pioneer-and-woman-warrior-akb/Episode 3: “Good Americans” airs Tuesday, May 12 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV – Learn how Asian Americans are simultaneously heralded as a model minority and targeted as the perpetual foreigner during the Cold War.
It is also a time of bold ambition, as Asian Americans aspire to national political office.