The Los Angeles' Chinatown Massacre of 1871
|Running Time: 169 seconds
||Published: 2011-01-27 09:42:57
Jean Pfaelzer discusses Driven Out: The Forgotten War Against Chinese Americans. Pfaelzer reveals how lawless citizens and duplicitous politicians purged communities of thousands of Chinese residents in the American West for more than 50 years beginning in 1848. She will discuss how Chinese Americans sued for property rights, prosecuted vigilantes and won access to education for their children.
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