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Gordon's parents' experience in prison

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Gordon said he looked up one day, one night and jailor says, “Oh, I got …


Didn't have rights that whites had

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

We didn’t have all the rights that caucasians had, and it was because of racism. …

Bain,Peggie Nishimura

Response to loyalty questionnaire

Peggie Nishimura Bain September 15-17, 2004

My parents didn't say very much, except that they said, What good is your citizenship? …


Feeling angry upon reading of Supreme Court case, 'Korematsu v. United States'

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

But when I read Korematsu was the first time that I really realized that not …


Is 'Korematsu v. United States' still a threat to American civil liberties?

Lorraine Bannai March 23 & 24, 2000

Certainly, as I said, given the coram nobis case, it should be read knowing that …


Not fully understanding parents' World War II incarceration while growing up

Dale Minami February 8, 2003

I remember we always were aware of the shadow of the camps in the back, …


Reflections on the importance of history

Dale Minami February 8, 2003

One thing I've learned about these cases—and it's not just these cases, but I think …


A Dutiful Son

Gordon Hirabayashi December 5, 1999

My mother used to write me once a week in about a half-page typewriter-size paper, …


Bypassing the Constitution

Gordon Hirabayashi December 5, 1999

His, his instructions—you know, the jury is told what to do by the judge. And …


Prevailing Within the System

Sue Embrey September 11, 1997

Well, I think NCJAR's class-action suit was good because it, I think, made the Nisei …

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