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Who Killed Vincent Chin?

Author: Christine ChoyRenee Tajima-PenaHolly FisherMichael NitzLily F ChinAll authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Filmakers Library, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American and an automotive engineer was mistaken for being Japanese and was murdered in a Detroit bar for it. He was killed by a disgruntled assembly line worker who blamed him for the Japanese auto makers threatening his job. A second travesty occurred when his murder was denied justice in the court system.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Ethnic films
Documentaries and factual films and video
Named Person: Vincent Chin; Ronald Ebens; Vincent Chin; Ronald Ebens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Choy; Renee Tajima-Pena; Holly Fisher; Michael Nitz; Lily F Chin; Ronald Ebens; Filmakers Library, inc.,; WTVS-TV (Television station : Detroit, Mich.),; Film News Now Foundation,
OCLC Number: 21884702
Language Note: In English; some Chinese with English subtitles.
Credits: Editor, Holly Fisher ; cinematography, Christine Choy, et al.
Performer(s): Persons interviewed: Ronald Ebens, Michael Nitz, Lily F. Chin, et al.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 1 videocassette (83 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: a production of Film News Now Foundation & WTVS Detroit ; producer, Renee Tajima ; director, Christine Choy.

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Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American and an automotive engineer was mistaken for being Japanese and was murdered in a Detroit bar for it. He was killed by a disgruntled assembly line worker who blamed him for the Japanese auto makers threatening his job. A second travesty occurred when his murder was denied justice in the court system.

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