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Becoming American the Chinese experience [Volume 3] No turning back

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Alternate title:No turning back
Summary:In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, this program begins with the new immigration laws of 1965, which was a turning point for the Chinese in America and allowed a new wave of immigrants to enter the country. Provides information about discrimination against Chinese immigrants. Presents portraits of the new Chinese Americans who face a struggle common to many immigrants: to reconcile some losses of their old culture in order to embrace their adopted American one.
Contributor:Moyers, Bill D
Provider:Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Thomas Lennon Films (Firm)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Century:2001-2100
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Geographical subject – Continent:United States
Topical subjects:Chinese United States History 20th century
Chinese Americans History 20th century
Chinese Americans Legal status, laws, etc
Emigration and immigration law United States History 20th century
Chinese Americans Cultural assimilation
Chinese Americans Social conditions 20th century
United States Emigration and immigration Government policy History 20th century
United States Race relations
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
China
Civil Rights, Discrimination
Collection:Films@UM
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