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  • House Debate on AntiAsian Sentiment During COVID19 Bill
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    House Debate on Anti-Asian Sentiment During COVID-19 Bill

    The House debated a measure condemning anti-Asian sentiment during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Discussion on Asian Immigration and Angel Island
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    Asian Immigration and Angel Island

    University of Minnesota professor Erika Lee talks about Asian immigration to the West coast from 1830 to 1930, including the role of San Francisco Bay’s Angel Island in the 20th century. She compared…

  • AntiAsian American Sentiment During COVID19
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    Anti-Asian American Sentiment During COVID-19

    The Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC), and Congressional Black Caucus, collectively known as the “Tri-Caucus,” hosted a discussion…

  • Supreme Court Landmark Case emKorematsu v United Statesem
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    Supreme Court Landmark Case Korematsu v. United States

    Peter Irons and Karen Korematsu talked about the 1944 U.S. Supreme Court case Korematsu V. United States, in which the court ruled 6-3 that Japanese internment camps were necessary for the…

  • Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview
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    Senator Daniel Inouye Oral History Interview

    Daniel Inouye was the first Japanese American to serve in both the U.S. House and Senate. He served until his death on December 17, 2012. In this 2008 oral history, Mr. Inouye talked about…

  • emCharlie Chanem
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    Charlie Chan

    Yunte Huang talked about the life and times of Hawaii detective Chang Apana (1871-1933) and cultural impact that the fictional character based on him produced. He spoke at D.G. Wills Books…

  • JapaneseAmericans in San Jose California
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    Japanese-Americans in San Jose, California

    Jimi Yamaichi gave a tour of the Japanese-American Museum of San Jose, which has a full scale recreation of a barracks room where displaced Japanese Americans were forced to live during World War II. On…

  • Japanese American 9066 Exhibition
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    Japanese American "9066" Exhibition

    Tammy Lau gave a tour of the “9066: Japanese American Voices from the Inside” exhibition and showed items from the Japanese American special collections at California State University, Fresno’s Henry Madden…

  • emHarvest Sonem
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    Harvest Son

    David Mas Masumoto talked about his book Harvest Son: Planting Roots in American Soil, in which he recounts the story of his childhood, race, and identity in California’s Central Valley. C-SPAN’s Local…

  • Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation
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    Chinese Expulsion and Reconciliation

    Andrew Gomez talked about how Tacoma, Washington’s Chinese population was driven out of the city in 1885. Today, the Tacoma Chinese Reconciliation Park represents the city’s acknowledgment of the Chinese…

  • Japanese American Internment
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    Japanese American Internment

    Greg Robinson talked about the conflict between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and first lady Eleanor Roosevelt over Executive Order 9066. President Roosevelt signed the document, which…

  • Open Phones with Richard Reeves
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    Open Phones with Richard Reeves

    Richard Reeves talked about his book, Infamy: The Shocking Story of Japanese American Internment in World War II. He also responded to viewer comments and questions on Japanese American…

  • Japanese American Internment During World War II
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    Japanese American Internment During World War II

    Panelists talked about Japanese American internment during World War II. Panelists included Pamela Rotner Sakamoto, author of Midnight in Broad Daylight: A Japanese American Family Caught…

  • Roger Shimomura Oral History Interview
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    Roger Shimomura Oral History Interview

    Roger Shimomura talked about his life. As a child growing up during World War II, he was detained along with his family and other Japanese Americans at the Minidoka internment camp in…

  • 1944 Film emA Challenge to Democracyem
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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…

  • Heart Mountain Dedication Ceremony
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    Heart Mountain Dedication Ceremony

    Senator Daniel Inouye, a Medal of Honor recipient who served with the famed all-volunteer, Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team, was the keynote speaker at the dedication and…

  • 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…

  • JapaneseAmerican Internment in World War II
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    Japanese-American Internment in World War II

    Professor Ellen Wu showed some slides as she lectured on Japanese-American internment in the United States during World War II.

  • emJapanese Relocationem
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    Japanese Relocation

    Milton Eisenhower hosted and narrated this 1943 film that attempts to justify the need to move Japanese Americans from their West Coast homes to internment camps in isolated areas of the…

  • 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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