ERIC Number: ED397184
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
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Lives of Notable Asian Americans: Business, Politics, Science. The Asian American Experience.
The lives of 12 Asian Americans prominent in business, politics, or science are profiled for young readers. Included are biographical sketches of: (1) Ellison Onizuka, astronaut; (2) Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Nobel prize-winning astrophysicist; (3) Constance (Connie) Yu-Hwa Chung, television broadcaster; (4) Daniel Inouye, U.S. senator from Hawaii; (5) David Ho, medical researcher; (6) Josefina Cruz Natori, fashion designer and corporate executive; (7) Norman Mineta, congressman; (8) Loida Nicolas Lewis, lawyer and corporate executive; (9) Chang-Lin Tien, university administrator; (10) Robert Matsui and Doris Okada Matsui: he, a congressman, and she, a Clinton Administration Deputy Director of Public Liaison; and (13) Ieoh Ming Pei, renowned architect. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Biographies, Broadcast Journalism, Business, Leadership, Politics, Profiles, Sciences
Chelsea House Publishers, 1974 Sproul Road, Suite 400, P.O. Box 914, Broomall, PA 19008-0914 ($18.95).
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
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