In this clip from the documentary American Creed, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and historian David Kennedy discuss the essential questions that the film focuses on.
In this clip from American Creed, Mark Meckler, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, and Joan Blades, co-founder of Moveon.org, engage in a conversation with the goal of fostering understanding through civil discourse.
This history of Japanese American internment during World War II is retold in this documentary from Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider. It also follows Japanese American activists today as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.
This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education.
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 one, new immigrants arrive from China, India, Japan, the Philippines, and beyond. Eventually barred by anti-Asian laws, they become America’s first “undocumented immigrants.”
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.
In episode four, a young generation fights for equality in the fields, on campuses, and in the culture, and claim a new identity: Asian Americans.
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.
The first of a 3-part series explores the early years of Chinese immigration to the U.S.