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Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community

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Title:
Diversifying the job base in the Chinese American community
Description:
In this clip Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business. Overall the program examines the financial resources, businesses and other economic goods necessary to Boston's Chinese community in the immediate future. Host Barbara Barrow speaks with guests William Leong, Executive Director of the Chinese Economic Development Council, and Joseph Chow, Director of Program Development for the Chinese Economic Development Council, about getting the Chinese community into mainstream American business, why the Chinese have "typically" opened restaurants and laundries, what the CEDC does to ensure adequate help in developing new business ventures, how to create a better and larger community in Boston, and why people come to the CEDC for training. Additional segments include the "Say Brother News" with reporters June Cross, Eric Sampedro, Justina Chu, and WNAC TV arts critic Tanya Hart, the "Third World Connection" (in which the relationship between Anglo-Saxons and Africans during the Middle Ages is discussed), and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.
Producer:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Creator:
Moore, Melvin
Director:
White, Conrad
Reporter:
Sampedro, Eric
Contributor:
Coleman, Vern
Contributor:
Koppel, Tiit
Contributor:
MacKnight, John
Contributor:
Songai, Jahid
Contributor:
Horne, Danny
Contributor:
Norton, Chas
Contributor:
Fairweather, Bill
Contributor:
Wilson, Bob
Researcher:
Valdes, Mario
Contributor:
Demers, Leo
Contributor:
Mahard, Fran
Contributor:
Clarke, Brian
Contributor:
MacDonald, Greg
Contributor:
Mackles, Gene
Reporter:
Cross, June
Reporter:
Chu, Justina
Contributor:
Smith, Lee
Contributor:
Hudson, Harvey
Contributor:
Marshall, Carolyn
Contributor:
Smith, Kathy
Contributor:
Wareham, Skip
Contributor:
Johnson, Nat
Researcher:
Yang, Eileen
Contributor:
Merhar, Milan
Host:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Contributor:
Lane, Dick
Contributor:
Handyside, Keith
Contributor:
Johnson, Lenita
Contributor:
Hill, Rebecca
Date:
February 4, 1977
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Chow, Joseph
Civil rights
Chinese Economic Development Council
Segregation
Leong, William
Chinese American businesspeople
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_8D7412FB2FF14942A74AD6E60254BEE6