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    Book Discussion on Daughters of the Samurai

    Janice Nimura talked about her book Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back, in which she recounts five women sent to the United States by the Japanese government in…

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    American Citizens in Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Professor Naoko Wake, co-author of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Beyond the Ocean, talked about Japanese-American citizens living in Japan during World War II when atomic bombs were dropped on the…

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    White House State Dinner for Japanese Prime Minister

    Emily Heil was interviewed in the Washington Post newsroom about the state dinner held in the White House for the Japanese prime minister and his wife April 28, 2015. Video was shown of a…

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    White House State Dinner Grand Staircase Entrance

    President and Mrs. Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife were seen descending the White House grand staircase to the Entrance Hall of the White House as went to a…

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    Japanese Prime Minister Address to Joint Meeting of Congress

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed a joint meeting of Congress, the first Japanese leader to address both chambers. The prime minister called for closer ties with the U.S.,…

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    State Dinner Toasts for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe exchanged toasts. This was the eighth official state dinner held by President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. It was in the…

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    Japanese Prime Minister State Dinner Arrival Ceremony

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife, Akie Abe, to the White House for a state dinner in their honor.

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    Japanese Prime Minister State Dinner Guest Arrivals

    Guests arrived in the Booksellers' Area of the White House for a state dinner in honor of the visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife.

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    U.S.-Japan Relations

    President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint news conference following a meeting in the Oval Office. They talked about the U.S.-Japan partnership and trade…

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    White House State Dinner Preview

    Officials from the Office of the First Lady and Executive Residence staff briefed reporters on White House preparations for the April 28, 2015, state dinner honoring Japanese Prime Minister…

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    Japanese Prime Minister White House Arrival Ceremony

    During official arrival ceremonies on the South Lawn, President Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife to the White House as part of a state visit. Ceremonies…

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    White House Arrival Ceremony

    During official arrival ceremonies on the South Lawn, President Obama welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife to the White House as part of a state visit. Ceremonies…

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    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Government Priorities

    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed the Japanese Diet. Prime Minster Abe spoke about economic and governmental priorities as well as foreign policy and relations with…

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    1944 Film A Challenge to Democracy

    This film documents the living conditions of Japanese Americans held in Internment Camps in Arkansas and Wyoming during World War II. The film also shows the contributions of Japanese…

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    Korea, China, and U.S. Relations

    Panelists talked about the crucial role China played in the multilateral relationship between the U.S., China, and North and South Korea. “Emerging Challenges to the International…

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    Japan During World War I

    Frederick Dickinson, author of World War I and the Triumph of a New Japan, 1919-1930, talked about Japan’s military involvement and rise as a global power during World War I. He…

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    Anti-Japanese Propaganda During World War II

    Major Andrew Forney talked about the impact of propaganda on American views of the Japanese during World War II. The class compares anti-Nazi propaganda, which was against a political…

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    Book Discussion on A Principled Stand

    Lane Hirabayashi talked about his book, A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States, in which he discusses his uncle, Gordon Hirabayashi, whose case challenging the…

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    Atomic Bombings Remembered

    Clifton Truman Daniel and atomic bomb survivors from Hiroshima and Nagasaki talked about the legacy of the nuclear attacks that ended World War II in the Pacific. The survivors…

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    1945 Universal Newsreel on Japanese Surrender

    This 1945 Universal Newsreel showed the first pictures of the Japanese surrender at the end of World War II. On August 15, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan to…

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