Cherry Kinoshita Oral History Interview, Part 2

Cherry Kinoshita talked about her life and her efforts to obtain redress for the internment of Japanese Americans. She spent the war… read more

Cherry Kinoshita talked about her life and her efforts to obtain redress for the internment of Japanese Americans. She spent the war years at Puyallup Assembly Center in Washington and then in the Minidoka camp in Idaho. In the 1970s and 1980s, she worked with the Japanese American Citizens League to seek redress. President Reagan signed the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing a government apology and reparations for Japanese Americans.

This program is the second of two parts.

This interview from the Densho Visual History Collection was conducted September 26, 1997, at her home in Seattle, Wash., by Tom Becky Fukuda and Tracy Lai for Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project. close

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Program ID:
300263-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Interview
Location:
Seattle, Washington, United States
First Aired:
Jul 30, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 1, 2011

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  • Jul 30, 2011 | 7:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2011 | 2:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2011 | 3:46am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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