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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.

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

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Program Info

Becoming American: The Chinese Experience will re-air beginning May 5, 2008 on some PBS stations. Check local listings

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