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Far East Deep South

Season 9 Episode 8 | 1hr 13m 21s

Charles Chiu and his family’s search for their roots takes them on an eye-opening journey through the Mississippi Delta, uncovering otherwise unknown stories and the racially complex history of Chinese immigrants in the segregated South. This Chinese American family’s unforgettable story offers a poignant and important perspective on race relations, immigration and American identity.

Aired: 05/03/21 | Expires: 06/15/24
Far East Deep South
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