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... George Ariyoshi became the first Asian American governor in the United States when he was elected Governor of Hawaii in 1974 ... Larry Asera, first Filipino American elected in the continental United States Kumar Barve became the first Indian-American in U.S ... Thelma Buchholdt became the first Filipina American legislator and the first Filipino American legislator elected to office outside of Hawaii in 1974 ...
... The American Prisoner is a novel written by Eden Phillpotts, published in America in 1904 and adapted into a film in 1929 ... The story concerns an English woman who lives at Fox Tor farm, and an American captured during the American Revolutionary War and held at the prison at Princetown on Dartmoor ...
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“My wish for the American woman is that she may always be an elevating influencemans inspiration. Let him go forth to duty while she weaves the spell which makes home a paradise to which he may return, ever welcome, whether he is victor or vanquished.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Heavn has no Rage like Love to Hatred turnd,
Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scornd.”
—William Congreve (16701729)
“If he roars at you as youre dyin
Youll know it is the Asian Lion.”
—Carolyn Wells (18621942)
“The last publicized center of American writing was Manhattan. Its writers became known as the New York Intellectuals. With important connections to publishing, and universities, with access to the major book reviews, they were able to pose as the vanguard of American culture when they were so obsessed with the two JoesMcCarthy and Stalinthat they were to produce only two artists, Saul Bellow and Philip Roth, who left town.”
—Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)