Angel Island ©2009 KTVU Run time: 12:08
Lena Fong was on TV! Earlier this year KTVU Channel 26 produced a documentary for its "Under the Same Sky" program that celebrates the grand re-opening of the Angel Island Immigration Station. Angel Island played a significant role in Asian American history because it served as the point of entry and detention center for some 175,000 Chinese coming to America between 1910 and 1940. Lena's mother, Jiu How, came through Angel Island in 1928, and her story was very interesting. The commentary in the documentary was in Mandarin but the interviews were in English. It has been shortened to allow for web viewing.