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Bamboo, Lions and Dragons

Bamboo, Lions and Dragons
1981, director: Richard Patton

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> Leadership | Chinese Canadians | Social integration | World War II | Voting | Economic development | Vancouver

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Professional, political and economic opportunities opened up for the Chinese after World War II. Douglas Jung, the first Canadian MP of Chinese descent, talks of his election campaign and the attitude of older-generation Canadians of Chinese origin toward his political work.