PBS NewsHour

Asian American rights 40 years after Vincent Chin's murder

Clip: 06/20/2022 | 7m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

June marks 40 years since the brutal death of Vincent Chin. The 27-year-old was beaten to death with a baseball bat by two men, who were fined $3,000 and received no jail time. His death sparked calls for justice and a national movement among Asian Americans. Author Min Jin Lee, a writer-in-residence at Amherst College, joins Amna Nawaz for more on his death and Asian American identity today.

Aired: 06/20/22

Rating: NR

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