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In this archived interview concerning the making of First Person Plural, Liem discusses the need to have conversations between adoptees and their adoptive parents, and why these discussions sometimes never happen.


In 1966, Deann Borshay Liem (In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee, POV 2010) was adopted by an American family and sent from Korea to her new home in California. There the memory of her birth family was nearly obliterated,...

  • Updated on March 25, 2015

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First Person Plural (60 min.)

Premiere Date: December 18, 2000

Encore Broadcast Date: Aug. 10, 2010

Streaming Dates: Expired

Trailer: Link

Filmmaker: Deann Borshay Liem Bio | Interview


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