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Digital Town Hall: Asian Americans in the Time of Covid-19


In connection with the upcoming PBS series, ASIAN AMERICANS, the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), WETA, and Asian American community leaders will host a digital town hall exploring how lessons from Asian American history can help us understand the experience of Asian Americans in the time of COVID-19.

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Asian Americans Producers Hope for Enlightening Experience During COVID-19 Crisis


By Lauren Lola Asian Americans, the upcoming documentary series exploring the history of the Asian American experience, is having its upcoming PBS broadcast on May 11-12. Aside from the fact that it will be aired during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, this series comes at a time when the Asian American community is facing a […]

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The Producers of Asian Americans Look Back on the Making of the Documentary Series


By Lauren Lola On May 11-12, the Center for Asian American Media and WETA Television present the most comprehensive documentary series to date about the Asian American experience when Asian Americans broadcasts on PBS. Over the course of five one-hour episodes, significant moments and little-known histories are explored in the long and vastly complex history of Asian […]

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How the Asian Americans PBS series came about, and its key players


The project had viability from the beginning, with a strong and experienced production team, as well as passionate storytellers and creatives…

Tamlyn Tomita

Tamlyn Tomita gives voice to Asian American history and culture


Best known for her role in The Good Doctor, Karate Kid II and The Joy Luck Club, Tamlyn Tomita is an actress, activist, and force to be reckoned with.