American Masters

Tyrus Wong revisits Angel Island

Clip: 09/08/2017 | 1m 56s Video has closed captioning.

Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, Tyrus Wong was held in an internment camp at Angel Island in 1920. He was just a child, but remembers the struggle and uncertainty of his time there.

Aired: 09/08/17

Rating: NR

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