Cover image for The Chinese Exclusion Act
Title:
The Chinese Exclusion Act
Author:
Burns, Ric, television director, television producer, screenwriter.
Publication Information:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2018]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 160 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens. The first in a long line of acts targeting the Chinese for exclusion, it remained in force for more than 60 years.
General Note:
Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a special presentation of the television program American Experience in 2018.

Wide screen.

Bonus video: Symbolism of the Chinese Dragon; George Frisbie Hoar; Charles Sing; 2012 Congressional Acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Act.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
TV rating: TV-PG.
Added Uniform Title:
Container of (work): American experience (Television program). Chinese exclusion act.
ISBN:
9781531704889
UPC:
841887036610
Format :
DVD