Doughnuts & Documentaries: The Chinese Exclusion Act

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Waukesha Public Library
Community Room

Event Details

The PBS documentary The Chinese Exclusion Act examines the origin, history, and impact of the 1882 law that made it illegal for Chinese workers to come to America and for Chinese nationals to become U.S. citizens. An informal discussion will follow with coffee and doughnuts provided by Friends of Waukesha Public Library. NOTE: the film is 130 minutes in length. This is an NEA Big Read ~ Waukesha Reads event. Questions? Call 262-524-3682.
Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adults (18+)