Japanese American

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WATCH: Doc Tells Story of Japanese-Americans' 'Resistance at Tule Lake'

The film highlights the actions of Japanese Americans who refused to submit to the United States government’s insistence on allegiance during World War II.

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New Podcast Chronicles Internment of Japanese Americans

American Public Media podcast “Order 9066” takes its name from the executive order that authorized the forced relocation of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans during World War II.

READ: WWII Internment Camp Survivor Visits Detention Centers, Illuminates Striking Similarities

“The parallels, the resonance, the familiarity of the situation was really clear,” Dr. Satsuki Ina told the Los Angeles Times. 

George Takei Compares Syrian Refugee 'Hysteria' To WWII Xenophobia

Takei talks about his time in an internment camp for Japanese Americans during World War II and the current paranoia against Syrian refugees during an MSNBC appearance. 

What America Hasn't Learned 70 Years After Japanese Internment

Sunday, Feb. 19, marked the 70th anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order 9066, which led to the forced internment of more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans.

DOJ Official Acknowledges Mistakes in Japanese American Internment Cases

It’s a long overdue and highly unusual move for the Supreme Court’s top lawyer.

Remembering Wally Yonamine, the 'Nisei Jackie Robinson'

The multi-sport athlete broke barriers, and records, on two continents.

Hisaye Yamamoto, and Japanese Internment During WWII

February 19 marks the anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s executive order to imprison thousands of Japanese Americans.

Cult Actress Tura Satana Dies at 72

The legendary actress survived abuse, internment and later inspired “Kill Bill.”

Honoring Japanese American WWII Veterans

This latest award is one of many already granted to a highly decorated group of Japanese-American soliders from WWII.