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Allegiance

Kaiser and Jeremy recorded today's show from New York, where they waylaid Holly Chang, founder of Project Pengyou and now the Acting Executive Director of the Committee of 100, for a discussion on spying, stealing and Broadway.

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aiser and Jeremy recorded today’s show from New York, where they waylaid Holly Chang, founder of Project Pengyou and now the Acting Executive Director of the Committee of 100, for a discussion on spying, stealing and Broadway.

Yes, you read that right. After catching the Broadway musical Allegiance, which is about the Japanese-American internment camps in WWII, we wanted to do a show discussing the experiences people of Chinese heritage have with racial profiling today, and particularly the experiences of the Chinese diaspora community in the United States.

Recommendations:

Project Pengyou

Corn Wars by Ted Genoways

This American Life – Kaiser Kuo Edition

Committee of 100

Jeremy Goldkorn:

1. One the Media: George Takei Has A Play

2. “My Personal Vendetta” An Interview with Hong Kong Publisher Bao Pu by Ian Johnson

Holly Chang: Fateful Ties: A History of America’s Preoccupation with China

Kaiser: The Broad Way Show Allegiance and the original cast recordings available on iTunes

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