History with David Rubenstein

Jia Lynn Yang

Season 2 Episode 203 | 26m 40s | Video has closed captioning.

Jia Lynn Yang, a deputy national editor at The New York Times, discusses how lawmakers, activists, and presidents worked to undo the damage of the 1920s and establish a new fairer equality in the American immigration system. Framing the narrative with her family’s own immigration story, she uncovers just how much American immigration transformed during the twentieth century.

Aired: 12/14/21

Expires: 06/30/24

Rating: TV-G

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