This worthy but uneven special, hosted by the Today show's Ann Curry, offers three widely different slices of Asian-American life.
A look at Gary Locke, the Chinese-American governor of Washington State, is informative but incomplete. After much talk of Locke's political future, his decision not to run for reelection this year gets only a hasty postscript. The profile of Korean-American cartoonist Lela Lee, creator of the Web comic Angry Little Girls!, is better at promoting her work than revealing her personality.
The middle segment, however, is a more intimate and perceptive portrait of Jeffrey Lim and Martin Bautista, two Filipino doctors and longtime friends who take divergent professional and personal paths in a small Oklahoma town.