President Obama nominates Gary Locke as the next U.S. Ambassador to China.
It's a proud moment for Asian-Americans, but Locke
criticized for being both “Too Asian” and “Too American” for others…
raising issues about race, national identity and patriotism – in both
China and the USA. Locke's grandfather immigrated to the US over a
century ago and Locke, a Yale graduate, has done much to help advance
Asian-Americans and the civil rights movement.
Here's some interesting stories about Gary Locke
Ambassador nominee raises strong emotions in China
Former Chinese ambassador expects Locke to better bridge China-U.S. relations
Here's a good history on Gary Locke