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Film, Video The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of 1965

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Title

  • The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of 1965

Summary

  • On the 50th anniversary of Immigration Amendments Act of 1965, Ruth Wasem discusses the history of the legislative drive to end race- and nationality-based immigration, from World War II to the passage of the Act, and the importance of the effort in defining the nation that America is today. Following the lecture, two distinguished scholars of immigration, Susan F. Martin and Marta Tienda, provide commentary and discussion.

Names

  • Library of Congress
  • John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body

Created / Published

  • Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2015-10-08.

Headings

  • -  Biography, History
  • -  Government, World Affairs
  • -  Immigration, Immigration Act of 1965, Law, World War II, American History, World History

Notes

  • -  Classification: History (General) and History of Europe.
  • -  Classification: History: America.
  • -  Classification: Law.
  • -  Classification: Political Science.
  • -  Marta Tienda, Susan F. Martin, Ruth Wasem.
  • -  Recorded on 2015-10-08.
  • -  Researchers.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021689904

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-08, 2015. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689904/.

APA citation style:

Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2015) The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-08. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021689904/.

MLA citation style:

Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. The Struggle for Fairness: National Origin Quotas and the Immigration Act of. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -10-08, 2015. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021689904/>.