Unsettled: A Story of U.S. Immigration

Government Printing Office
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The triumph, tragedy, and contradictions of the immigrant experience come alive in this immersive multimedia exploration of history and economics from the Voice of America.  The Epub features:•Over a dozen video clips totaling more than 20 minutes of features •Charts, maps, info graphics•Archival films, audio, and stills 


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Voice of America (VOA) produces popular news, information and cultural programs in 45 languages and reaches more than 164 million people around the world every week on television, radio, web and mobile platforms.  VOA attracts 80 percent of the total U.S. international media audience.  In countries with strict censorship, such as Iran or North Korea, VOA is often the only source of balanced news and information about the U.S., its policies and its people.   VOA provides a forum for open debate, as well as an opportunity to question newsmakers and U.S. officials, through call-in shows and web interactives. Its programs are guided by a legally mandated Charter that requires them to be accurate, objective and comprehensive.  From its Washington headquarters, VOA produces more than 70 television shows, and more than 200 radio programs. VOA’s digital TV master control sends signals to multiple direct-to-home satellite networks simultaneously, and shortwave, FM and AM transmitters beam VOA to hot spots around the world.  Individual language services each maintain their own websites, mobile platforms and social media sites. 
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Government Printing Office
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Published on
Mar 1, 2014
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Pages
106
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ISBN
9781632180001
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English
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Genres
History / Social History
Political Science / Civics & Citizenship
Social Science / Emigration & Immigration
Transportation / Railroads / History
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