The Washington Post,TV Week,May 24-30, 2009.
I still remember vividly that I taught Economics in a Women's College in Hollywood from 1958-196l on Hollywood Blvd.,Los Angeles,California with fond memories.
For your viewing pleasure: American Masters: "Hollywood Chinese" on Wednesday 9 p.m. PBS.
Police Chief Dan Liu was in "Big Jim McLaine" MOVIE with John Wayne in 1952. I was nominated as an honorary citizen of Honolulu,Hawaii by Chief Dan who was with the Police Force for more than four decades. A Police Station was dedicated to Chief Dan Liu in downtown Honolulu,Hawaii several years ago.
Nancy Kwan reflects on the difficulties she faced as a Chinese actress in Hollywood, recounting a lunch in Hong Kong years ago with Bruce Lee. I was teaching in Hong Kong in 1989-1990 as a Fulbright Senior Scholar with lively recollection of British Crown Colony then but it is a Special Administrative Region(SAR)of CHINA.
I also remember when I was a graduate student at Georgetown University in Washington,DC,folks in the nation's capital asked me if I am working in a restaurant or in a laundry. That was in 1948-50.
The Image of ethnic Chinese in USA is changed in 2009 under the campaign of "CHANGE" for Obama administration: Secretary of Energy Steve Chu and Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke are Americans of Chinese ancestry as leaders in USA.
Economist Richard Moorsteen of the RAND Corporation published "Remaking China Policy" published by Harvard University Press in 1971 with a vision of change for US-China relations.
US-China relations are getting positive and closer as two great nations are working together with issues of global economics. Secretary of Treasury Tim Geithner will visit China June 1-2, 2009.
Such history may be of interest to readers of Sino-American Economics.
Francis Shieh aka Xie Shihao on Saturday,May 23, 2009 at 8.30 a.m.