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A history of Chinese American achievement [videorecording] / produced by Centre Communications Inc. for Ambrose Video Publishing ; producer/directer, Ron Meyer ; written by Mark Reeder
New York, NY : Distributed by Ambrose Video Publishing, c2009
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 Videos/2nd Flr  E184.C5 H57 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Chinese Americans -- History
Chinese Americans -- Biography
Subject United States -- Civilization -- Chinese influences
Physical Description 4 videodiscs (240 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD
System requirements for access to DVD-ROM features: computer with DVD-ROM drive; Adober Reader or equivalent
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Performer/Participant Host, Archie Kao ; narrators, Alphonse Keasley, Jane Simms Roche
Credits Videography, Ron Meyer ... [et al.] ; editor, Kenny James ; music, David Arkenstone.Includes eight programs
Note Includes eight 30-minute programs
Summary Join host Archie Kao as he shares the incredible story of Chinese American achievement, from the first wave of immigrants in California's gold fields to the entrepreneurs of the 21st century's Information Age. Subjects include Jerry Yang and the creation of Yahoo!, Amy Tan's fascinating novels of Chinese American life, I.M. Pei and his magnificent architecture, Michelle Kwan, the darling of American figure skaters, Yo-Yo Ma's acclaimed cello performances, the legendary Bruce Lee and his extraordinary martial arts, and over 40 more stories of Chinese American achievers who have helped to shape American's leadership role in the 21st century
Contents disc 1. The Chinese find a new homeland -- Exclusion and acceptance -- disc 2. Chinese Americans spread their wings -- A new Chinese American identity emerges -- disc 3. Chinese Americans enter mainstream culture -- The Chinese American super achievers -- disc 4. America embraces Chinese culture -- The modern Chinese American
Note Special features: Printable graphics ; Teacher's guide ; Blackline master quizzes ; Gallery of images ; Timeline ; Maps
Alternate Author Meyer, Ron, 1943-
Reeder, Mark
Kao, Archie, 1969-
Keasley, Alphonse
Roche, Jane Simms
Centre Communications
Ambrose Video Publishing

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