Bruce Lee

Series produced by Yuko Kodama

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You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend and action movie hero. Bruce Lee spent his youth in Hong Kong and moved to Seattle at the age of eighteen. Ruby Chow, a family friend, gave him a place to stay and a job as a waiter at her restaurant. After settling in, Lee studied philosophy at the University Washington and continued to develop and teach his martial art. Seattle is where he fell in love with his wife, Linda Emery, and Seattle is where he is buried with his son Brandon. It's estimated that 10,000 people visit his Lakeview Cemetery grave site every year. Today, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience hosts a long-term, Bruce Lee exhibit. Listen to interviews with his friends, family and fans, and learn about the true story of Bruce Lee.

Episode 1: Shannon Lee on the cultural impact of her father Bruce Lee

Episode 2: Linda Lee recalls meeting her husband Bruce Lee

Episode 3: Martial Arts Expert and former Champion, Mike Stone on Bruce Lee's individualism and interest in the arts

Episode 4: Martial artist and Attorney, Doug Palmer recounts memories from a trip with Bruce Lee to Hong Kong

Episode 5: Bruce Lee memorabilia collector, Perry Lee on Bruce Lee's journey to Hollywood and beyond

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You may know Bruce Lee as a martial artist legend who died at the young age of 32 but there is much more to his story. Lee’s daughter, Shannon, cha...

  • Added: Dec 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:05