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  • 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…

    226 views
  • 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…

    498 views
  • 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…

    109 views
  • 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…

    455 views
  • 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…

    503 views
  • 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…

    383 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…

    451 views
  • 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.

    734 views
  • 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…

    1,309 views
  • 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…

    162 views
  • 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…

    129 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…

    257 views
  • Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink
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    Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink

    Professor Judy Wu talked about the life and career of Representative Patsy Takemoto Mink (D-HI). She was interviewed at the 2016 meeting of the Organization of American Historians in…

    74 views
  • President Obama to Deliver Remarks at Asian Pacific American Institute Dinner
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    Asian Pacific American Institute Awards Dinner

    President Obama spoke at an awards dinner held by the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies to honor Asian-American and Pacific Islander leaders. He talked about his…

    61 views
  • emA Sense of Dutyem
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    A Sense of Duty

    Only a couple of days before the fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975, Quang Pham, his mother, and siblings were driven out of Saigon on a motor scooter by their father, a South Vietnamese pilot…

    501 views
  • 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…

    9,599 views
  • History of Oaklands Chinatown
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    History of Oakland's Chinatown

    Wlliam Gee Wong, author of Yellow Journalist: Dispatches from Asian America, talked about the history of Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood and his experience as a Chinese American growing up in the area.…

    821 views
  • QA Jan Jarboe Russell
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    Q&A with Jan Jarboe Russell

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about the Texas camp,…

    1,197 views
  • Jan Jarboe Russell on emThe Train to Crystal Cityem
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    The Train to Crystal City

    Jan Jarboe Russell talked about her book, The Train to Crystal City: FDR’s Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America’s Only Family Internment Camp During World War II, about a family…

    619 views
  • JapaneseAmerican Archival Collection
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    Japanese-American Archival Collection

    Julie Thomas Marielle Tsukamoto talked about the forced relocation of Japanese Americans by the U.S. government following the attack on Pearl Harbor. She also showed items from California State University,…

    303 views
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