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"Spikes to Spindles"
Program 806
Original Airdate: 10/21/1977

Subject Keywords
Chinese Americans
Chinese Americans - Boston - Massachusetts
Immigrants - China - United States

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Tong, May Ling

Program Description
Say Brother presentation of From Spikes to Spindles, a 1975 film about the struggle of Chinese immigrants in major urban areas in the United States to adapt socially and economically, as well as to gain responsiveness to their needs as citizens. Program includes an excerpt from a previously aired interview with May Ling Tong (Director of the Chinese American Civic Association) from Program 708 ("Dismissing Some MythsAbout Chinese Americans") and the "Community Calendar."

Barbara Barrow

Associate Producer
Melvin Moore

Conrad White

Bruce Bordett (stage manager)
Ron Buccheri (switcher)
Mary Cronin (audio)
June Cross (assistant director)
Leo Demers (videotape recordist)
Doug Devitt (videotape recordist)
Keith Handyside (video)
Rebecca Hill (fashion consultant)
Dick Holden (camera)
Harvey Hudson (audio)
Pat Kane (videotape recordist)
George Rivera (production assistant)
Kathy Smith (switcher)
John L. Sullivan (lighting director)
Skip Wareham (camera)
Eileen Yang (researcher)

Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-03358
Original footage 2" videotape A2-03672
Preservation master digital beta cassette AP-01632
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-01632A
Viewing copy VHS cassette (item number not yet assigned)

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