Ben Fong-Torres's Writings
San Francisco Chronicle
True stories: As John Biewen began talking to the crowd at the Booksmith on Haight Street, his microphone, on a boom stand, kept dipping. A store assistant went up to adjust a knob on the boom. "You'd think I'd know how to operate one of these," Biewen said. He probably does. Biewen is a program director at Duke University's Center for Documentary...
Ben Fong-Torres was born in Alameda, California, in 1945, and raised in Oakland’s Chinatown, where his parents owned a restaurant. Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, Fong-Torres’ father, Ricardo Fong-Torres (born Fong Kwok Seung), changed his surname to Torres...
Causes Ben Fong-Torres Supports
Susan G. Komen For The Cure Rocket Dog Rescue