Becoming American the Chinese experience [Volume 1] Gold mountain dreams

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In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, this program traces the history and experiences of Chinese in the U.S., from the Gold Rush in California and the building of the Transcontinental Railroad, to the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act which barred their entry into the country.
Moyers, Bill D.; Ho, David D. 1952; Young, Shirley 1935
Public Affairs Television (Firm); Thomas Lennon Films (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Personal and Family Lives; Asian Studies; China; Civil Rights, Discrimination; Chinese United States History 19th century; Chinese Americans History 19th century; Chinese Americans California History 19th century; Railroad construction workers United States History 19th century; Chinese Americans Legal status, laws, etc. History 19th century; Labor policy United States History 19th century; Chinese Americans Social conditions 19th century; China Emigration and immigration History 19th century; California Gold discoveries; United States Emigration and immigration Government policy History 19th century; United States Race relations
North America; United States; New Jersey
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85 minutes; color


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Filename: lms-090326; Fedora 2 PID: umd:2092; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1163; Catalog Key: alephsys003064156; OCLC: ocm52941914

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