Asian Americans

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  • 2020
  • 1 Season
  • 7.1  (21)

This series traces the story of Asian Americans, spanning 150 years of immigration, racial politics, and cultural innovation. It is a timely look at the role that Asian Americans have played in defining who we are as a nation.

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Breaking Through
5. Breaking Through
May 12, 2020
At the turn of the millennium, Asian Americans have become the fastest growing population in the U.S. It is a time of tremendous change, as the country tackles urgent debates over immigration, race and economic disparity.
Generation Rising
4. Generation Rising
May 12, 2020
During a time of war and social tumult, a young generation fights for equality in the fields, on campuses and in the culture, and claim a new identity: Asian Americans. The aftermath of the Vietnam War brings new immigrants and refugees.
Good Americans
3. Good Americans
May 12, 2020
During the Cold War years, Asian Americans are simultaneously heralded as a Model Minority, and suspected as the perpetual foreigner. It is also a time of ambition, as Asian Americans aspire for the first time to national political office.
A Question of Loyalty
2. A Question of Loyalty
May 11, 2020
An American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their familial homelands in Asia. CORRECTION: Certain errors in a previous version of this program have been corrected, including the statement that the Core Civic South Texas Family Residential Center separates children from their families, which is not the case, and the erroneous use of a photograph of a different facility.
Breaking Ground
1. Breaking Ground
May 11, 2020
In an era of U.S. expansion, new immigrants arrive from China, India, Japan, the Philippines and beyond. Eventually barred by anti-Asian laws, they become America’s first “undocumented immigrants.”
Description

This series traces the story of Asian Americans, spanning 150 years of immigration, racial politics, and cultural innovation. It is a timely look at the role that Asian Americans have played in defining who we are as a nation.Asian Americans is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (5 episodes). The series first aired on May 11, 2020.

Where to Watch Asian Americans

Asian Americans is available for streaming on the Amazon Addon website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Asian Americans on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Kanopy, Google Play, Hoopla, Apple TV and PBS.

  • Premiere Date
    May 11, 2020
  • IMDB Rating
    7.1  (21)