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San Francisco's Chinatown During the Civil Rights Era

Complete video at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=649 Chinese-American author William Poy Lee recounts his participation in a 1968 civil rights march through the heart of San Francisco's Chinatown. ----- William Poy Lee talks about "The Eighth Promise." This is an evocative memoir of a relationship between a mother and son - and the Chinese-American experience - while growing up in the housing projects of San Francisco's Chinatown in the 1960s and 70s. Gloria Steinem says "One of the very few books that completely conveys a life as lived from the inside and makes us as readers feel we are living it too." - Book Passage William Poy Lee graduated with a Bachelors of Architecture, emphasis on urban design and planning from the University of California in Berkeley and completed his juris doctor degree from Hastings College of the Law, University of California. He has been a licensed California attorney since 1979 and has enjoyed a career as an international banking attorney with Bank of America and as an advertising co-principal serving Fortune 100 corporations. "The Eighth Promise" is his first book.
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