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In episode fourteen, Matthew and Melissa talk about whitewashing in animated films. Then, Matthew pitches film ideas about Korean-American involvement in the LA Riots.




Abelmann, Nancy and John Lie. Blue Dreams: Korean Americans and the Los Angeles Riots. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1995.

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Mydans, Seth. “RIOTS IN LOS ANGELES: Pocket of Tension; A Target of Rioters, Koreatown is Bitter, Armed and Determined.” The New York Times: 3 May 1992.

Romero, Dennis. “L.A. Riots: LAPD Tried to Displace its Racism Problem and ‘Put it on a Korean Merchant,’ Says Former Times Reporter John Lee. LA Weekly: 26 April 2012.

Sang-Hee Lee, Shelley. “Asian Americans and the 1992 Los Angeles Riots/Uprising.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History: March 2015.

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