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This edition: Asian American Life

Episode Details

Original tape date: June 10, 2013.

First aired: June 10, 2013.

Asian American Life is a new monthly series featuring the Asian American community in the tri-state. The first show is an overview of the tri-state's Asian Americans. It will feature a roundtable discussion with several prominent members of the community: Sayu Bhojwani, New American Leaders Project; Larry Lee, Asian Women's Center, Vanessa Leung, Coalition for Asian American Children and Families and Kyung Yoon, Korean American Community Foundation. We profile the oldest Asian immigrant enclave in the country, Manhattan's Chinatown, which will include a visit to the Museum of Chinese in America. We also introduce viewers to photographer Corky Lee, whose photographs have captured the Asian immigrant experience for more than four decades and world renowned physicist Michio Kaku. Host, Ernabel Demillo also learns how to make the perfect dim sum dumpling.

For More Information:
Museum of Chinese in America
The Red Egg Restaurant
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families
Korean American Community Foundation
New American Leaders Project
Asian Women's Center

Guest List

Sayu Bhojwani Founding Executive Director, The New American Leaders Project

Prof. Michio Kaku Theoretical Physics Professor, The City College/CUNY

Helen Koh Executive Director, Museum of Chinese in America

Charlie Lai Community Activist, Museum of Chinese in America

Corky Lee Photographer

Larry Lee Executive Director, NY Asian Women's Center

Vanessa Leung Deputy Director, Coalitiong for Asian American Children and Families

Dr. Frank Shih OCA- Long Island

David Wan Owner, Red Egg

Kyung Yoon Executive Director, Korean American Community Foundation

Web Extras


Helen Koh, Executive Director of the Museum of Chinese in America, talks about Chinatown.
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