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Asian Americans: Now and Then: Becoming American

Exploring the fastest emerging but the least discussed ethnic groups in the U.S.

Linking Past to Present

A look at the long history of Asian Americans and its role in shaping US identity.

America's Concentration Camps: the Japanese American Experience

Chinese Experience: Timeline (1830 - 2000)

A Bill Moyer's three part series exploring the survival and triumph of Chinese Americans throughout the history of hostility, exclusion and inequality.

Becoming American: The Chinese Experience -- a Bill Moyers special

In the saga of American immigration, the Chinese experience is relatively unknown. But it's a dramatic story of struggle and triumph, progress and setbacks, discrimination and assimilation.

Featured Eyewitness Account

Living With Two Cultures

Maya Lin

"My voice is very much coming out of a bicultural experience," says artist/architect Maya Lin, designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC. Read more>>


Chinese immigrants at San Francisco's Angel Island Immigration Station undergo a medical exam.

Quiz: What was one name for America in China during the 1800's? Take the quiz>>

Becoming American - the Chinese Experience - trailer

A Turning Point in History

Fillipino Americans : history, demographic and issues