Asian Stereotypes Persist at Centennial of 'Butterfly' NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates marks the centennial of the opera Madame Butterfly with a discussion about the persistence of stereotypes of Asians in popular imagination, and how those misconceptions flow from the stage and into the real world.
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Asian Stereotypes Persist at Centennial of 'Butterfly'

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Asian Stereotypes Persist at Centennial of 'Butterfly'

Asian Stereotypes Persist at Centennial of 'Butterfly'

Asian Stereotypes Persist at Centennial of 'Butterfly'

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NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates marks the centennial of the opera Madame Butterfly with a discussion about the persistence of stereotypes of Asians in popular imagination, and how those misconceptions flow from the stage and into the real world.

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