Amanpour and Company

US Senate Passes Anti-Asian Hate Crime Bill

Clip: 04/23/2021 | 2m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono of Hawaii is one of the lead sponsors of new legislation to stop anti-Asian hate crimes. In 2012, Hirono became the first Asian American woman elected to the Senate, and is currently the only immigrant serving there. Her new memoir “Heart of Fire” chronicles her own remarkable journey and she joins the show to discuss.

Aired: 04/23/21

Rating: NR

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