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All Posts Tagged With: "Kristi Yamaguchi"

Episode 2: Becoming American

Becoming American explores the many journeys to becoming American that defined the “Century of Immigration” (1820s – 1924) and transformed the United States from a sleepy agrarian country into a booming industrial power.

Feb 18th, 2010 | Comments

Episode 1: Our American Stories

Our American Stories explores the dynamic and shifting relationship America had with her new immigrants in the 20th century.

Feb 11th, 2010 | Comments

What it means to be Japanese-American

Kristi Yamaguchi reflects on what she's learned about her ancestry, and how that affects her feelings about being Japanese-American.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

First visit to Japan

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about what she felt when she first visited Japan and met relatives in her ancestral homeland.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Loyalty, sacrifice, and persecution

Kristi Yamaguchi and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss how Japanese American soldiers and civilians were treated during World War II.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Japanese heritage and Olympic gold

Kristi Yamaguchi talks about how her Japanese heritage affected the public's perception during her quest for the Olympic gold medal.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Stories of the Past

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. asks Kristi Yamaguchi about stories she heard about her family as a child, and what she hopes to learn about her ancestors.

Jan 20th, 2010 | Comments

Kristi Yamaguchi

Athlete, artist, mother, wife, philanthropist – Kristi Yamaguchi’s accomplishments prove that with hard work and dedication, dreams can come true.

Jan 4th, 2010 | Comments
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