Asian Americans

This five-part series traces the story of Asian Americans, spanning 150 years of immigration, racial politics, international relations, and cultural innovation. It is a timely, clear-eyed look at the vital role that Asian Americans have played in defining who we are as a nation. Their stories are a celebration of the grit and resilience of a people that reflects the experience of all Americans.

TitleAsian Americans
First Air DateMay 11th, 2020
Last Air DateMay 13th, 2020
GenresDocumentary, War & Politics
NetworkPBS
Production CompaniesPublic Broadcasting Service, Center for Asian American Media Production, ITVS, WETA
ProducersRenee Tajima-Pena, S. Leo Chiang, Grace Lee, Geeta Gandbhir
Number of Seasons1 Seasons
Number of Episodes5 Episodes
Plot Keywordssocial & cultural documentary, asian american, us history
Daniel Dae Kim
Daniel Dae Kim
Narrator
Tamlyn Tomita
Tamlyn Tomita
Narrator
Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
Self
Anna May Wong
Anna May Wong
Self
Sessue Hayakawa
Sessue Hayakawa
Self