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Asian Americans | Episode 1 | Breaking Ground | PBS

Author: Renee Tajima-Peña, S. Leo Chiang, Geeta Gandbhir and Grace Lee

“Episode 1 Breaking Ground.” PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, 10 June 2020,

Official Website: | #AsianAmPBS In an era of exclusion and U.S. empire, new immigrants arrive from China, India, Japan, the Philippines, and beyond. Barred by anti-Asian laws they become America’s first “undocumented immigrants,” yet they build railroads, dazzle on the silver screen, and take their fight for equality to the U.S. Supreme Court. Watch episodes of Asian Americans through June 26 on the PBS Video App and here on YouTube. Check back each week in April for more! Asian Americans is a five-hour film series that delivers a bold, fresh perspective on a history that matters today, more than ever. Told through intimate and personal lives, the series will cast a new lens on U.S. history and the ongoing role that Asian Americans have played in shaping the nation’s story. This program is made possible by viewers like you. Support your local PBS station: Subscribe to the PBS channel for more clips: Enjoy full episodes of your favorite PBS shows anytime, anywhere with the free PBS Video App: FOLLOW US: Facebook:​ Twitter:​ Instagram:​ Shop: #PBS #AsianAmericans #AsianAmerican #AAPI #AsianAmericanPacificIslander #StopAsianHate #AAPIHeritageMonth

DMU Timestamp: April 15, 2021 22:58

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