Profile of Boston's Chinese Community, A
Original Airdate: 2/10/1978
Asia - Civilization - African influences
Chinese American businesspeople - Boston - Massachusetts
Chinese American women
Chinese Americans - Boston - Massachusetts
Public Affairs: Current Events
Tong, May Ling
Cambridge Ensemble - Cambridge - Massachusetts (theatre group)
Chinese American Civic Association - Boston - Massachusetts
Chinese Economic Development Council - Boston - Massachusetts
Program serves as a compilation of three previously aired segments related to the Chinese American community in Boston: Program 708, "Dismissing Some Myths About Chinese Americans," in which host Barbara Barrow-Murray speaks with May Ling Tong, Director of the Chinese American Civic Association, Program 814, "Third World Potpourri," in which Barbara Barrow speaks with actress Tsai Chin, a performer with the actors' group Cambridge Ensemble, and Program 715, "Economic Development of the Chinese Community," in which Barbara Barrow speaks with Chinese Economic Development Council (CEDC) Executive Director William Leong and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development. Program includes two previously unaired "Third World Connection" segments narrated by Mario Valdes that discuss the original habitants of China (a mixture of Chinese and African) and the Polynesian Islands (with ties to the Persian Gulf and Pre-Aryan India populations).
Barbara Barrow - Murray
Tsai Chin (actor)
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