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  • Japanese War Brides Mixed Race Children
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    Japanese War Brides, Mixed Race Children

    A discussion about the hardships faced by children born to Japanese mothers and American fathers during and after World War II. This program was part of a symposium co-hosted by the…

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  • Japanese War Brides Occupation and Migration
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    Japanese War Brides, Occupation and Migration

    This program featured a panel of scholars talking about Japanese war brides and their children. They discussed the women’s lives in America and their legacies. It was part of a symposium…

    377 views
  • Japanese American National Museum
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    Japanese American National Museum

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo. Mr. Shishima was born in Little Tokyo in 1930 and spent three years at Heart Mountain Relocation Center…

    1,190 views
  • 1960s Asian American Activism
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    1960s Asian American Activism

    Asian American activists talked about their efforts in the 1960s to establish an Asian American cultural and political identity. The discussion was moderated by Karen Ishizuka, author of…

    996 views
  • emBy Order of the Presidentem
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    By Order of the President

    Professor Greg Robinson discussed his book By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans. The book examines the influences that led President Roosevelt to sign…

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  • emThe Shifting Grounds of Raceem
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    The Shifting Grounds of Race

    Scott Kurashige talked about the role African Americans and Japanese Americans played in the social and political struggles that remade twentieth-century Los Angeles in less than a century from a city led by white…

    443 views
  • Japanese American National Museum Preview
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    Japanese American National Museum Preview

    Bill Shishima gave a tour of a portion of a barracks from the World War II Heart Mountain Relocation Center that is on display in the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles. Mr.…

    239 views
  • History of the JapaneseAmerican Military Intelligence Service
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    History of the Japanese-American Military Intelligence Service

    A panel of Japanese-American Military Intelligence Service (MIS) veterans who fought in WWII and Korea talked about the contributions they made for the intelligence service. Because of the classified nature…

    1,018 views
  • JapaneseAmerican Vietnam Veterans
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    Japanese-American Vietnam Veterans

    A panel discussion was held on the Vietnam War from the perspective of Americans of Japanese ancestry. They talked about their experiences in the military from basic training through…

    874 views
  • emAmerican Inquisitionem
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    American Inquisition

    Eric Muller talked about his book American Inquisition: The Hunt for Japanese American Disloyalty in World War II, published by University of North Carolina Press. In his book he examined the U.S.…

    170 views
  • emDear Miss Breed  True Stories of the Japanese American Incarcerationem
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    Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration

    Joanne Oppenheim talked about her book for young adults, Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference, published…

    485 views
  • JapaneseAmerican Internment Cases
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    Japanese-American Internment Cases

    Judge Wallace Tashima gave the keynote address for a conference on the 60th anniversary of four Supreme Court cases challenging the curfew and internment of Japanese-Americans in several…

    187 views