In episode two, an American-born generation straddles their birth country and their familial homelands in Asia. This episode also examines the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II.
In episode three, Asian American and Pacific Islanders are simultaneously heralded as a "model minority" and suspected as the perpetual foreigner during the Cold War years. AAPI individuals also aspire for the first time to national political office.
In episode five, Asian American and Pacific Islanders have become the fastest growing population in the US at the turn of the millennium, and the country tackles urgent debates over immigration, race, and economic disparity.
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