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Being Chinese and American

Sep 18, 2014

There are nearly 4 million people of Chinese ancestry living in the United States. Meanwhile, the treatment of Chinese-Americans often depends on the strength or weakness of China itself; the more powerful China becomes, the more Chinese-Americans are seen as vessels of that power. Eric Liu, a former speechwriter and policy advisor to President Clinton, talks about what shapes modern Chinese-American identity in, “A Chinaman’s Chance: One Family’s Journey and the Chinese American Dream.” Original air date 8/5/14