Series produced by Dmae Roberts
Eight news-friendly one-hour documentaries on the many waves of Asian immigration. Hosted by George Takei and Margaret Cho.
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HOST GEORGE TAKEI
Pronunciation: George Tuh-KAY
Crossing East is eight one-hour documentaries on the history of Asian immigration into the US, from pre-nationhood to post-9/11. It tells the stories of Asian involvement in American history through interviews, archives, scholar commentary, and reenactments. Crossing East is the first comprehensive radio series on Asian American history.
Each program contains a newscast window and breaks at :19 and :39 after the hour.
George Takei hosts programs 1-4:
First Contacts, Frontier Asians, Raising Cane and Exclusion & Resistance
Margaret Cho hosts programs 5-8:
Brides & Children, The Post '65 Generation, Refuge From War and New Waves, New... Show full description