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K-TOWN '92 REPORTERS

K-Town ’92 Reporters

Video duration: 14:50Expires: 04/28/18 | Video has closed captioning

K-Town ’92 REPORTERS looks at the city-wide civil unrest that erupted in 1992. Journalists Hector Tobar, Tammerlin Drummond, and John Lee covered the story for the Los Angeles Times, providing in-depth reporting on the destruction and deaths that resulted. Twenty-five years later, they revisit their stories and impressions of those tumultuous events, and the media coverage they helped to create.


RELOCATION, ARKANSAS: AFTERMATH OF INCARCERATION

Relocation, Arkansas: Aftermath of Incarceration

Video duration: 56:55 |Expires: 05/11/20 | Video has closed captioning

In 1942, nearly 120,000 Americans of Japanese ancestry were forced into prisons because they looked like the enemy. Two of those prison camps were in Arkansas, a land of deep racial divide. “Relocation, Arkansas: Aftermath of Incarceration” weaves remarkable stories into a tale of prejudice and perseverance, hurt and healing, and ultimately, the triumph of reconciliation.


LUCKY CHOW SEASON 2

Lucky Chow Season 2

The seven-part series LUCKY CHOW returns for a second season with host Danielle Chang, who explores Asian cuisine’s impact on American food culture, while discovering how deeply Asian culture is rooted in our everyday lives.

Asian Farm to Table

Video duration: 26:48Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

Farmers are the new rock stars of the food world, and in this episode Danielle visits agriculturists large and small. Ross Koda, a third-generation Japanese-American, runs a renowned Central Valley rice farm and hopes to keep it in the family. Kristyn Leach hand grows artisanal, heirloom Asian produce for one of San Francisco’s most popular restaurants.

Asian Food, American Dreams

Video duration: 26:48Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

Asian cuisine is increasingly the engine driving the growth of the American food industry. Danielle talks to three Asian-American entrepreneurs about the secrets of their success: Tim Wildin, the young Chipotle executive; Lynda Trang Dai, the queen of banh mi sandwiches in Orange County’s Little Saigon; and Charles Phan, the chef whose Slanted Door was named best restaurant in the country.

Food of the Gods

Video duration: 26:48Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

The relationship between faith and food is evident at three Asian houses of worship: an imposing Buddhist temple where Danielle is served an artful vegetarian feast; a Sikh temple where she helps cook Indian flatbread for a communal meal where all are welcome; and a Queens mosque’s annual food fair, where she samples Indonesian dishes and learns about life as a Muslim in America.

The New Indian

Video duration: 26:48Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

A new generation of chefs and entrepreneurs is finally bringing the amazing cooking of the world’s second-largest country to a broad American audience. Danielle interviews a former financier who offers a light, healthy take on Indian classics at his fast-casual start-up Inday; the adventurous restaurateurs behind Babu Ji; and an engineer who started selling chai by bicycle in San Francisco.

Made in China

Video duration: 26:48Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

The rise of China has meant the rise of Chinese culinary traditions in America. Danielle checks out an industrial kitchen where traditional “confinement meals” are made for new mothers across the country; an underground Manhattan cocktail den whose main ingredient is the fiery liquor baijiu, the world’s most heavily consumed spirit; and a wedding in the heart of San Francisco’s Chinatown.

Taiwan’s True Flavor

Video duration: 26:48 |Expires: 05/01/21 | Video has closed captioning

Danielle gets back to her roots in an episode devoted to the distinctive, rustic cuisine of Taiwan. With Cathy Erway, author of “Foods of Taiwan,” she makes the island’s most famous dish, beef noodle soup. At Taiwan Bear House she tries a New York take on the box lunches known as biandang. And in California’s Orange County, she pays a visit to America’s closest version of a Taiwanese night market.