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Yearning To Breathe Free (Part I) #103404

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Data on turn-of-century immigration to United States and that in 1985 outlined on screen, discussed; Emma Lazarus quoted.

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Richard Threlkeld) 1900s immigration examined; historical footage and photos shown. [Voices of IMMIGRANTS - recall arriving.] Today's new immigrants noted exemplified by Third World arrivals; Philadelphia's Korean community cited as example [Fels Fndn. spokesperson Dennis CLARK - describes hurdles overcome by immigrants such as Liu family.] [Young LIU - explains coming to US.] Academic and professional success of Liu children described. [Do LIU - praises freedom of speech.] [Young LIU - feels anything possible in US.] [Don LIU - notes parents appreciate what country offers whereas his generation takes it for granted.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Part II announced.

Jennings, Peter;
Threlkeld, Richard

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