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Asian Americans

The Astonishing Story of the Men Who Built the Railroad

They were young men with dreams who began their lives in America building the Transcontinental Railroad. They blasted through mountains of granite and endured brutal conditions to lay tracks that connected the Pacific to the Atlantic. Some, like Lee Wong Sang, became forebearers of Asian American families that thrive to this day.

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Breaking Through
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53:34
Asian Americans

Breaking Through

At the turn of the new millennium, the U.S becomes more diverse, yet more divided.
Season 1 Episode 5
Generation Rising
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54:11
Asian Americans

Generation Rising

During a time of war, a young generation fights for equality and claim a new identity.
Season 1 Episode 4
Good Americans
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54:11
Asian Americans

Good Americans

Asian Americans fight for equality and expand the definition of Asian American.
Season 1 Episode 3
A Question of Loyalty
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54:01
Asian Americans

A Question of Loyalty

An American-born generation straddles their country of birth and their parents’ homelands.
Season 1 Episode 2
Breaking Ground
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54:11
Asian Americans

Breaking Ground

In an era of exclusion and U.S. empire, new immigrants arrive and adapt to life in America
Season 1 Episode 1
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