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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? …


Understanding Sansei taiko (Japanese)

Seiichi Tanaka January 27, 2005

(Japanese) As I remember, when we were kids in Japan it was sort of expected …


Soukou Bayashi: Dedicated to the Issei (Japanese)

Seiichi Tanaka January 27, 2005

(Japanese) Well, it’s no big deal. When I started to hit on the taiko even …


The performing arts not for Nisei

Mas Kodani December 3, 2004

When I came to this temple in ’68, it was the first Japanese American community …


Sense of lineage between Sansei and Issei through Taiko

PJ Hirabayashi January 26, 2005

The relationship between the Sansei and the Issei, I think, were very similar in that …


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 …

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