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The Donut King

Season 22 Episode 22 | 1h 25m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

An immigrant story with a (glazed) twist, The Donut King follows the journey of Cambodian refugee Ted Ngoy, who arrived in California in the 1970s and, through a mixture of diligence and luck, built a multi-million dollar donut empire up and down the West Coast.

Aired: 05/24/21

Expires: 05/24/22

Rating: TV-14

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The Story of a Donut Shop King

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The Story of a Donut Shop King

Filmmaker Alice Gu talks about what led her to make a film about Ted Ngoy, The Donut King.

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