Chinese Americans in California

A historian and a philanthropist looked at the struggles and discrimination faced by Chinese immigrants in nineteenth and early twentieth century… read more

A historian and a philanthropist looked at the struggles and discrimination faced by Chinese immigrants in nineteenth and early twentieth century California. First, historian Beth Lew-Williams talked about her book, The Chinese Must Go: Violence, Exclusion and the Making of the Alien in America.. She was followed by philanthropist David Lei, who gave an illustrated talk showing items in the California Historical Society’s collections that illustrate systematic discrimination against the Chinese. The California Historical Society and the Chinese Historical Society of America co-hosted this event. close

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Chinese Americans in California

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Program ID:
457126-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
San Francisco, California, United States
First Aired:
Feb 23, 2019 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Feb 25, 2019 | 6:03am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Feb 23, 2019 | 2:04pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 25, 2019 | 6:03am EST | C-SPAN 3
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