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Asian Americans / a production of WETA Washington, D.C. and the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) for PBS ; in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS) [and others] ; producers, Renee Tajima-Pena, S. Leo Chiang, Grace Lee, Geeta Gandbhir ; writers, S. Leo Chiang, Victoria Chalk, Aldo Velasco, Grace Lee, Alex Keipper.

Tajima-Pena, Renee, (television producer.). Chiang, S. Leo, (television producer.). Lee, Grace (Grace Yoon-Kyung), (television producer.). Gandbhir, Geeta, (television producer.). Chiang, S. Leo, (screenwriter.). Chalk, Victoria, (screenwriter.). Velasco, Aldo, (screenwriter.). Keipper, Alex, (screenwriter.). Kim, Daniel Dae, 1968- (narrator.). Tomita, Tamlyn, (narrator.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.). WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), (production company.). Center for Asian American Media, (production company.). Independent Television Service, (production company.).


This five-part series traces the story of Asian Americans, spanning 150 years of immigration, racial politics, international relations, and cultural innovation. It is a timely, clear-eyed look at the vital role that Asian Americans have played in defining who we are as a nation. Their stories are a celebration of the grit and resilience of a people that reflects the experience of all Americans.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531712099
  • ISBN: 1531712096
  • ISBN: 9781531712563
  • ISBN: 1531712568
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally broadcast on the PBS Network in 2020.
Wide screen (16x9).
Formatted Contents Note:
Breaking ground -- A question of loyalty -- Good Americans -- Generation rising -- Breaking through.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Series producer, Renee Tajima-Peña ; episode producers, S. Leo Chiang, Greta Gandbhir, Grace Lee.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrators: Daniel Dae Kim, Tamlyn Tomita.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-14.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1 NTSC, widescreen (16x9); English 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo; [color].
Language Note:
English audio with English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing).
Subject: Asian Americans > History.
Asian Americans.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Homer Public Library DVD 305.895073 ASI (Text) 000140541 Video Available -

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