Film, Video Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World

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Title

  • Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World

Summary

  • The Veterans History Project (VHP) at the Library of Congress American Folklife Center sponsored a panel discussion honoring Asian-Pacific American veterans. This discussion explored the service experience of Asian-Pacific Americans.

Event Date

  • May 25, 2010

Notes

  • -  Capt. John Whang, Marine Corps, was recently featured in Fortune Magazine as the New Warrior Elite. Whang is a Naval Academy grad and former Marine captain who served three tours in Iraq. Whang is currently a financial analyst at Northrop Grumman.
  • -  Army Specialist Peter Young is Chief of the Asian Divison at the Library of Congress. Young received a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from the College of Wooster and a master's degree in library science from Columbia University's School of Library Science. He served as a film-library specialist with the U.S. Army's 25th Infantry Division (1968-1970) and was awarded three bronze star medals for meritorious achievement directing a Special Service Library in Chu Chi, Vietnam.
  • -  Marine Major Kurt Chew-Een Lee USMC (ret) is a Navy Cross Recipient, Korean War. Major Lee is a "three war Marine", a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.
  • -  Dr. Yung is a Senior Research Fellow for CSCMA, the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS) at National Defense University.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 30 minutes 1 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World. 2010. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4930/.

APA citation style:

(2010) Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4930/.

MLA citation style:

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month: Leadership to Meet the Challenges of a Changing World. 2010. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/webcast-4930/>.