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American Experience: Season 30

30x06 The Chinese Exclusion Act
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  • 2018-05-30T01:00:00Z on PBS
  • 55 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, History
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Examine the origin, history and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals already here ever to become U.S. citizens. The first in a long line of acts targeting the Chinese for exclusion, it remained in force for more than 60 years.

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