Date Pegs » Asian American and Pacific American Heritage Month

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A brief history of the impact the sugar industry had on immigration to Hawaii from all over the world.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2009
  • Length: 24:42
Caption: Docent at Hawaii's Plantation Village, Credit: Photo Credit: Richard Jensen
“Plantation Culture” takes a look at what life was like growing up and living on the plantations. And how this life shaped the multicultural soci...

Bought by KUOW


  • Added: Jul 27, 2009
  • Length: 11:10
  • Purchases: 1
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Wilma Pang, Professor at San Francisco City College, shares the influence of Chinese opera, a rapidly-disappearing art form, wherever she can. Pan...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2009
  • Length: 04:58
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Jon Jang, composer and jazz pianist, who paved the way for Asian American jazz musicians.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2007
  • Length: 04:59
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Vietnamese adoptees from Operation Babylift tell their stories.

Bought by KXOT Public Radio


  • Added: May 01, 2007
  • Length: 05:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Profile of 13-year-old prodigy and her musician family

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Jan 08, 2007
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Singer/Songwriter Jared Rehberg is perhaps the only transracial and international adoptee who sings about being an adoptee.

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Nov 07, 2006
  • Length: 04:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A 1st Person profile of Russel Baba and Jeannie Aiko Mercer of Shasta Taiko

Bought by KCUR


  • Added: Sep 15, 2006
  • Length: 04:58
  • Purchases: 1

  • Added: Sep 14, 2006
  • Length: 04:59
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Early history of Hawaiians settling along the West Coast

Bought by KLCC, KSUT, and KUOW


  • Added: May 01, 2006
  • Length: 04:10
  • Purchases: 3
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Refugees from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos had no choice but to flee their homelands and come to America. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THER...

Bought by KQED, KGNU, WNPR, KXOT Public Radio, KFAI and more


  • Added: Apr 24, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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Recently, Asian Americans have faced discrimination, but remained strong. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS ...

Bought by KQED, WNPR, KXOT Public Radio, KFAI, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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Accounts of immigration laws designed specifically to restrict Asian Americans. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS O...

Bought by KQED, KUT-HD, KFAI, KXOT Public Radio, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 18
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After '65, Asian families could immigrate together and became entrepreneurs. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF TH...

Bought by KQED, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KXOT Public Radio, KFAI, KVMR and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 17
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Stories of Asian brides of American servicemen and adopted Asian children. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS...

Bought by KQED, Oregon Public Broadcasting, KXOT Public Radio, KVMR, WFUV and more


  • Added: Apr 06, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 16
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Hawaii's multicultural plantation heritage from the 1700s-today. Hosted by George Takei. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL ...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, KVMR, WFUV, KUT, Raven Radio and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 14
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Asian sailors and adventurers helped to form the new country of America. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THERE ARE SEVERAL VERSIONS OF THIS...

Bought by KXOT Public Radio, KVMR, WFUV, KUT, WKMS and more


  • Added: Mar 28, 2006
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 19
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The communities, farms and ranches settled by Asian Americans on the frontier. Hosted by George Takei. THE ACTUAL SHOW LENGTH IS 59 MINUTES. THER...

Bought by KQED, KXOT Public Radio, KVMR, WFUV, KUT and more


  • Added: Mar 23, 2006
  • Length: 58:56
  • Purchases: 15
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More than half of Hawaii's residents speak Pidgin - a combination of English, Hawaiian and Asian languages.

Bought by KZYX, KUOW, and WBEZ


  • Added: Aug 15, 2005
  • Length: 03:27
  • Purchases: 3
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

Bought by 90.1 WFYI Public Radio


  • Added: Jun 23, 2005
  • Length: 09:10
  • Purchases: 1
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The Story of Ing (Doc) Hay is about a frontier herbalist and acupuncturist in John Day, Oregon.

Bought by WGBH Radio Boston, KZYX, KMUN, WGBH Radio Boston, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: May 31, 2005
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 12
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The As I Am pilot features reports, analyses, and commentary on social, political, cultural and artistic topics seldom heard on traditional public ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC, KWIT, KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio, KUT, KUNM and more


  • Added: Mar 25, 2008
  • Length: 57:00
  • Purchases: 15
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Sound-rich documentary about Hmong-Americans living in the U.S.

Bought by KWIT, KHEN-LP, KUNM, KFAI, KQED and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2008
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 8

  • Added: Apr 26, 2010
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 4
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this week we’ll be highlighting the many contributions that Asian-American composers have made to the genre.

  • Added: May 23, 2012
  • Length: 59:01
Caption: Artist Lily Yeh in Philadelphia, Pa.
This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore a program that transforms troubled neighborhoods into more peaceful, secure places through art, learning...

Bought by KUOW, KXOT Public Radio, KXOT Public Radio, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 20, 2009
  • Length: 58:44
  • Purchases: 4
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The Ying Americans put the focus on new American music for string quartet through commissioned work.

Bought by Yellowstone Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 15, 2007
  • Length: 58:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Chu-Yin Lo  Roberts
Dmae Roberts produced a special half-hour radio memorial on the 10th anniversary of her mom’s death. Remembrance: On Time And Distance is part memo...

Bought by WBEZ


  • Added: Apr 30, 2012
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Artist Lily Yeh in North Philadelphia
This time on Peace Talks Radio, we explore a program that transforms troubled neighborhoods into more peaceful, secure places through art, learning...

Bought by WTJU, WGDR, and WFIU


  • Added: Jul 21, 2009
  • Length: 28:55
  • Purchases: 3
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Fishermen and their families escape from Vietnam to a new home in Louisiana and struggle to earn a living along the Gulf Coast.

Bought by XRAY.fm and Audible


  • Added: May 28, 2004
  • Length: 29:07
  • Purchases: 2
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Conflict breaks out between the Vietnamese and Cajun shrimpers and the fate of both hangs in the balance.

Bought by XRAY.fm and Audible


  • Added: Jun 04, 2004
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 2
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“Making Amends” is a story that begins in 1961, when the national office of Sigma Chi compels a group of Emory University fraternity brothers to en...

Bought by KGOU, KUT, and KVSC


  • Added: Apr 22, 2010
  • Length: 28:22
  • Purchases: 3
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Amerasian Playwright Velina Hasu Houston learned early on to have pride in her identity through her African American father and Japanese mother.

Bought by KUT, KXOT Public Radio, KUNM, KUT-HD, KERA and more


  • Added: May 17, 2004
  • Length: 26:09
  • Purchases: 13
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After Pearl Harbor, about 120,000 Japanese Americans were uprooted and forced to live for years in remote federal camps around the country. The uph...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, Georgia Public Broadcasting, KUOW, The Story, KUT and more


  • Added: Mar 20, 2009
  • Length: 09:18
  • Purchases: 10
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A Chinese American's Words of Warning for South Asians looking for themselves in movies and TV.

Bought by 90.5 WSNC


  • Added: Feb 10, 2004
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 1
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What's propelling young, Hmong women to break with tradition and pursue their college dreams.

Bought by KUOW, KUT, WGXC, WMNF, Iowa Public Radio and more


  • Added: May 05, 2010
  • Length: 06:10
  • Purchases: 8
Caption: Jason Keoni Verity opened the first awa (kava) bar in Hawaii, Credit: The Honolulu Advertiser
For centuries, the kava plant has played an important role in many Pacific Island cultures, where it's valued for its natural calming effects. In ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2007
  • Length: 08:06
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Xinh Dwelley is a Vietnamese immigrant who came to Olympia before the Fall of Saigon. Her experience represents one of the lasting legacies of that...

Bought by KLCC, NPR Station Showcase with PRX, and Spokane Public Radio


  • Added: Mar 16, 2006
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 3

  • Added: Nov 09, 2007
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 6
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The tradition of Hmong Funerals as carried out in America (PRX Reversioning)

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh, KFAI, and NPR Station Showcase with PRX


  • Added: Apr 13, 2006
  • Length: 07:51
  • Purchases: 3
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Every 100 days, Roberts saves the phone messages of her mom who passed away two years ago as a living memorial.

Bought by KUOW, Prairie Public, Vocalo.org, The Story, WRVO and more


  • Added: May 02, 2004
  • Length: 05:51
  • Purchases: 21
Caption: Bla Pahinui: Singer and Guitar Player, Credit: Jon de Mello | The Mountain Apple Company
Hawaiian singer and guitar player, Bla Pahinui, is known for his own distinct voice and for carrying on the legacy of his father, Gabby Pahinui, on...

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Apr 27, 2009
  • Length: 09:20
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Kealii Reichel Live in Concert, Credit: Punahele Productions
Hawaiian musician Keali`i Reichel is sharing his passion for Hawaiian language, music and dance in a groundbreaking DVD--the first to offer subtitl...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2009
  • Length: 05:24
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Cellist Yo-Yo Ma believes in embracing many cultures and finding something to love in each of them.

Bought by WEZU, KBGA 89.9 FM, KUOW, WSLR, KUOW and more


  • Added: Mar 11, 2008
  • Length: 03:06
  • Purchases: 7