"In May 2020, PBS broadcast a groundbreaking five-part documentary series called Asian Americans that chronicled the contributions and challenges of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) throughout our nation’s history. This was a significant milestone for AAPI representation in public television and an excellent educational resource unto itself. Acknowledging the rich untold AAPI history in Philadelphia, WHYY then began work on a local series – Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: A Philadelphia Story. "
Coming soon!! April 6, 2022 at 7:30 PM
Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders: A Philadelphia Story explores the local history and unique experiences of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our region through conversation with some of Philadelphia’s most prominent leaders and community members.
Rob Buscher discusses the history of United States imperialism during the late 18th
and early 19th centuries with Debbie Wei, Samip Mallick, and Rommel Rivera.
First Episode: U.S. Imperialism & Settlement in Philadelphia.