Documentary | 2003 | 30 mins | DVD | Closed Captioning
Director: Donald Young
Grade Levels: High school & up
This film is part of the collection: Searching for Asian America.
The highest elected official of Asian descent on the mainland, Gary Locke has blazed a unique trail marked by the benefits and burdens of being “the first.” From his inauspicious beginnings as the son of Chinese immigrants to his becoming the governor of his home state, Washington, this segment chronicles the unprecedented rise to power of Asian America’s most visible political leader.
Other Films in the CollectionAngry Little Asian Girl [see Searching for Asian America]
Oklahoma Home [see Searching for Asian America]