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Ellis Island

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137 minutes
Source: A&E Home Video

Immigrants of various ethnic backgrounds recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film.

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