Letters and Politics

The Chinese Los Angeles Massacre of 1871

Guest: Michael Woo is an urban planner and was the first Asian American elected to the Los Angeles City Council.  Mr. Woo represents the third generation of his family involved in L.A.’s Chinese community.  His article After 150 Years, Is L.A. Ready to Remember the Chinese Massacre? can be found here.

Mr. Woo is the Narrator of the new film Buried History.

“Buried History” is a new 35-minute video documentary about the Chinese massacre of 1871 produced and written by Elaine Woo, directed by Cameron LeeWong, and research and illustrations by John LeeWong.

Feature image by John LeeWong for the documentary, Buried History.

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