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Title The Chinese Exclusion Act [(DVD) videorecording] / a co-production of Steeplechase Films and the Center for Asian American Media for PBS ; in association with the New York Historical Society ; directed by Ric Burns and Li-Shin Yu ; story by Ric Burns and Robin Espinola & Li-Shin Yu ; telescript by Ric Burns ; produced by Li-Shin Yu, Robin Espinola, and Ric Burns.

Publication Info. [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2018]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  305.895073 CHI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  305.895073 CHI    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 160 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium stamping rdapm
4 3/4 in. color rda
Description digital rdatr
optical rdapm
surround rdapc
Dolby Digital 5.1
widescreen 24 fps rda
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
DVD video
Region 1 rdare
Documentary television programs lcgft
System Details DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Cast Hoon Lee, narrator ; Russel Wong, Fenton Lee, Yuet-Fung Ho, Josh Hamilton, voices.
Credits Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; music, Brian Keane ; cinematography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires.
Note Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a special presentation of the television program American Experience in 2018.
Wide screen.
Bonus video: Symbolism of the Chinese Dragon; George Frisbie Hoar; Charles Sing; 2012 Congressional Acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Summary Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens. The first in a long line of acts targeting the Chinese for exclusion, it remained in force for more than 60 years.
Subject Chinese -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Videodiscs.
Chinese Americans -- History -- 19th century -- Videodiscs.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Government policy -- History -- 19th century -- Videodiscs.
United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century -- Videodiscs.
Immigrants -- United States -- History -- 19th century -- Videodiscs.
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155 -- Videodiscs.
Chronological Term 1800-1899 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Documentary television programs.
Historical television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710387
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Nonfiction television programs. (OCoLC)fst01710270
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Burns, Ric, television director, television producer, screenwriter.
Yu, Li-Shin, television director, film editor, screenwriter, television producer.
Espinola, Robin, screenwriter, television producer.
Lee, Hoon, 1973- narrator.
Wong, Russell, 1963- voice actor.
Lee, Fenton, voice actor.
Ho, Yuet-Fung, voice actor.
Hamilton, Josh, voice actor.
Keane, Brian, composer (expression)
Chin, Michael, cinematographer.
Squires, Buddy, cinematographer.
Steeplechase Films Inc., production company.
Center for Asian American Media, production company.
New-York Historical Society, production company.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): American experience (Television program). Chinese exclusion act.
ISBN 9781531704889
Standard No. 841887036610
Music No. AE61702 PBS
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