Season 2, Episode 11 Forbidden City, USA

First Aired: December 19, 1989

"Forbidden City, U.S.A.," a study of a nightclub of the '30s and '40s that featured all Chinese-American performers, who went against the tenets of their culture to go on-stage as singers and dancers. Host: David McCullough.

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  • Premiered: October 4, 1988
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time. Its Peabody Award winners include profiles of FDR and Malcolm X, and such diverse topics as Nixon's 1972 trip to China, the controversy surrounding `Citizen… (more)

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