Spikes to Spindles, Pt. 2
Original Airdate: 4/8/1977
Chinese American businesspeople - Boston - Massachusetts
Chinese Americans - Boston - Massachusetts
Immigrants - China - United States
Public Affairs: Current Events
Chinese Economic Development Council - Boston - Massachusetts
Say Brother film presentation of the second half of From Spikes to Spindles, a 1975 film about the struggle of Chinese immigrants in major urban areas of the United States to adapt socially and economically to America (as well as to gain responsiveness to their needs as citizens). Program includes an excerpt from a previously aired interview conducted by Barbara Barrow with Chinese Economic Development Council (CEDC) executives William Leong (Executive Director) and Joseph Chow (Director of Program Development), who discuss getting Chinese Americans into the mainstream of American business and about the training the Council offers.
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