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Plague at the Golden Gate (Chinese)

Special | 1h 53m 20s

一起來了解1900 年舊金山爆發的淋巴腺鼠疫如何引起恐懼和反亞裔情緒。這部新的紀錄片講述一段令人全神貫注的故事——要在這個致命疾病的威脅之下拯救舊金山,衛生官員必須與時間賽跑。

Aired: 05/24/22

Expires: 05/24/25

Rating: NR

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The Chinese Six Companies


The Chinese Six Companies

On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.