"Spikes to Spindles"
Original Airdate: 10/21/1977
Chinese Americans - Boston - Massachusetts
Immigrants - China - United States
Public Affairs: Current Events
Tong, May Ling
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."
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)
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