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Stations: Please contact MediaRites if you are considering airing the program - then we can alert our grantmakers and will be able to gain enough funding to create the next documentary. Thanks! Email: info@crossingeast.org

Free to PRI Affiliates.
Available on PRX, on the Content Depot, and on the public radio satellite.
Broadcast dates: May 2006 - May 2007.
5:00 music features on Asian American musicians for stations without newsbreaks.
30-second and 15-second promos also available on PRSS and PRX.
Contact: Kathy Gronau at (888) 233-5650 or info@creativepr.org or your PRI station rep

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George Takei (288kb); Margaret Cho (312kb)

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Program One:
William Naukana, Hawaiian laborer, mid-late 1800s
Courtesy of the Roland Family

Program Two:
Ing 'Doc' Hay, herbalist in John Day, OR, late 1800s
Courtesy of the Kam Wah Chung & Co. Museum
Program Three:
Japanese Sugar Cane Worker in Hawaii, early 1900s
Courtesy of the Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum in Oahu
Program Four:
Dale Ching of the Angel Island Immigration Station
Courtesy of Crossing East
Program Five:
Vietnamese war bride Wen Kim Denham with her daughter, 1970s
Courtesy of Wen Kim Denham
Program Six:
Manu Patel, owner of the Apache Motel, and his daughter Kruti
Courtesy of Crossing East
Program Seven:
Mien-American refugee Farm Yoon Lee
Courtesy of Farm Yoon Lee
Program Eight:
Korean Americans in mourning after the 1992 Los Angeles Riot
Courtesy of Korean American Museum in Los Angeles

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Much thanks to our marketing firm Creative PR.

Creative PR is a dynamic public relations and marketing firm based in the capital of hype, Hollywood, California. Specializing in preparing and promoting public radio shows, Creative PR is known as the go-to shop for quality programs, hassle-free help and great results. In 15 years, the company has worked with top producers such as Barrett Golding (Hearing Voices), Maria Martin (Latino USA) and Dmae Roberts and major distributors such as PRI and NPR.  Kathy Gronau heads a crew of five - Kevin Gibbons, Helen Peppard, Wayne Knickel, Mark Bramhall and Cleo the dog - with extensive and varied backgrounds in public relations, marketing, advertising, publishing, production and harassment of mail carriers.

Kathy Gronau, Marketing Consultant is the founder of Creative PR. Widely known and respected in the public radio world, she is also Membership Coordinator of the Association Independents in Radio (AIR), commentator for various professional publications, and House Whip for all aspects of promotion, production, conference- organizing, and global networking for the past 18 years.

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Wayne Knickel

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George Takei

Margaret Cho

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provided by

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting

With additional
support from

National Endowment for the Arts

Oregon Council
for the Humanities

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