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Asian Americans | Episode 5: Breaking Through | PBS

At the turn of the new millennium, the national conversation turns to immigration, race, and economic disparity. As the U.S becomes more diverse, yet more divided, a new generation of Asian…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 23 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 4: Generation Rising | PBS

During a time of war and social tumult, a young generation fights for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture, and claim a new identity: Asian Americans. The war’s aftermath…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 63 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 3: Good Americans | PBS

During the Cold War years, Asian Americans are simultaneously heralded as a Model Minority and targeted as the perpetual foreigner. It is also a time of bold ambition, as Asian Americans aspire for…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 52 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 2: Question of Loyalty | PBS

In episode 2 of Asian Americans, an American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their parents’ homelands in Japan and Korea. Those loyalties are tested during World War II,…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 189 plays

Asian Americans | Episode 1: Breaking Ground | PBS

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…

From  eschilling on May 12th, 2021 0 likes 146 plays

Treasure Island

Listen to an extract of Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson.

From  spaige on April 28th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays