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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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  • 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…

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