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Golden Spike and the History of Chinese Railroad Workers

Clip: Episode 2 | 9m 21s

The transcontinental railroad was a monumental achievement, built in part by the labor of Chinese railroad workers. Meet Margaret Yee, the great-granddaughter of one of those railroad workers, and the chairperson of Descendants of Chinese Railroad Workers, a group that is working to make sure the contributions of Chinese Americans to the railroad effort are not forgotten.

Aired: 05/30/19

Rating: NR

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