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The Resource Becoming American : the Chinese experience, Program 3, No turning back, a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc., in association with Thomas Lennon Films ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; produced by Steve Cheng, Thomas Lennon ; written by Thomas Lennon, Bill Moyers, (videorecording)

Becoming American : the Chinese experience, Program 3, No turning back, a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc., in association with Thomas Lennon Films ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; produced by Steve Cheng, Thomas Lennon ; written by Thomas Lennon, Bill Moyers, (videorecording)

Label
Becoming American : the Chinese experience, Program 3, No turning back
Title
Becoming American
Title remainder
the Chinese experience
Title number
Program 3
Title part
No turning back
Statement of responsibility
a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc., in association with Thomas Lennon Films ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; produced by Steve Cheng, Thomas Lennon ; written by Thomas Lennon, Bill Moyers
Title variation
  • Chinese experience
  • No turning back
  • Becoming American
Title variation remainder
the Chinese experience, no turning back
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 intimate 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
Related
Cataloging source
MTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Series producer, Thomas Lennon ; editor, Ruby Yang ; music, Brian Keane, George Gao ; cinematography, Christine Burrill ... [et al.]
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Host: Bill Moyers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moyers, Bill D
  • Lin, Maya Ying
  • Public Affairs Television (Firm)
  • Thomas Lennon Productions
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Runtime
80
Series statement
Moyers collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • United States
  • Emigration and immigration law
  • Chinese Americans
  • Chinese Americans
  • United States
  • Immigrants
  • Lin, Maya Ying
Technique
live action
Label
Becoming American : the Chinese experience, Program 3, No turning back, a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc., in association with Thomas Lennon Films ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; produced by Steve Cheng, Thomas Lennon ; written by Thomas Lennon, Bill Moyers, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as part of the series "Becoming American, the Chinese experience", March 25-27, 2003
  • Viewer's guide, educator's guide, and other resources available on the World Wide Web
  • Publisher's no.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences FFH 31381
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD-R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • "A Bill Moyers special."
  • Special features include a two-part Bill Moyers interview titled Personal journeys: "A conversation with Maya Lin", artist and architect (23 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
53824464
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
613641005831
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
FFH 31381
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-R format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Becoming American : the Chinese experience, Program 3, No turning back, a production of Public Affairs Television, Inc., in association with Thomas Lennon Films ; a presentation of Thirteen/WNET, New York ; produced by Steve Cheng, Thomas Lennon ; written by Thomas Lennon, Bill Moyers, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on PBS as part of the series "Becoming American, the Chinese experience", March 25-27, 2003
  • Viewer's guide, educator's guide, and other resources available on the World Wide Web
  • Publisher's no.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences FFH 31381
  • THIS DISK WAS RECORDED WITH THE DVD-R FORMAT AND MAY NOT PLAY ON ALL MACHINES
  • "A Bill Moyers special."
  • Special features include a two-part Bill Moyers interview titled Personal journeys: "A conversation with Maya Lin", artist and architect (23 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
53824464
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (80 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
613641005831
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
FFH 31381
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-R format
Video recording format
DVD

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