SAN JOSE — This Sunday, Sept. 29, on “Asian Pacific America” with Robert Handa:
This year is the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, one of the most significant American achievements. The Chinese workers who played an integral part in building it are finally being recognized.
Gerry Low-Sabado is a community preservationist who discovered she descended from the Chinese people that built a fishing village in the Monterey Bay. Since discovering her family’s experiences, she has made the effort to reclaim her family’s history and make it part of American history.
Airs at 5:30 a.m. on NBC Bay Area, 6 p.m. on NBC’s COZI TV (Comcast 186).