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Black Kungfu Experience, The Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 5:00 AM

This program introduces kungfu's African-American pioneers, men who challenged convention and overturned preconceived notions while mastering the ancient art. The four martial artists profiled include Ron Van Clief, an ex-Marine and Vietnam veteran who starred in more than 40 kungfu films and earned the nickname "Black Dragon" from Bruce Lee. Their compelling stories illustrate how kungfu began as - and remains - a unique crucible of the black experience. In particular, kungfu's themes of the underdog triumphing against the odds resonated in black communities across the United States.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 25, 2015 -- 4:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 10:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 24, 2015 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 23, 2015 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 1:01 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 18, 2015 -- 7:01 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 17, 2015 -- 11:00 AM
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