Legislation Benefitting Asian Americans

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Welcome to Episode 32 of the Asian American History 101 podcast! Our main story is a history of the Legislation, mostly at the Federal level, that actually benefitted Asian Americans. Sometimes Asians and Asian Americans were the focus, but other times, our communities received positive benefits just out of happenstance. There were also moments in time when Supreme Court rulings helped Asian Pacific Americans, so we mention a few of those as well. And finally, we bring back the feature of “What Are We Reading” in Asian American literature and share Last Night at the Telegraph Club and We Hereby Refuse: Japanese American Resistance to Wartime Incarceration. Want to learn more? Visit our homepage at https://asianamericanhistory101.libsyn.com or https://linktr.ee/AAHistory101 for social media and other links. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email us at info@1882media.com.

Segments:

  • 00:26, Checking in with the USC Annenberg Study
  • 04:15, Legislation Benefitting Asian Americans
  • 20:04, What are We Reading?

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