“Ellis Island: The Dream of America” with Pacific Symphony

The story of an immigrant child’s journey to Ellis Island

Premieres nationwide Friday, June 29 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) in honor of Immigrant Heritage Month

In this excerpt, Camryn Manheim performs the words of 10-year-old Russian immigrant Katherine Beychok, who traveled to America in 1910 and wrote about her experience seeing the Statue of Liberty for the first time.