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Ariyoshi,George

Influence of veterans

George Ariyoshi December 15, 2003

The World War II, I think that made it possible for many of the AJAs …

Yamasaki,Frank

Making the decision to resist the draft

Frank Yamasaki August 18, 1997

These were rumors that you must volunteer to prove that you're a good 100 percent …

Akutsu,Gene

Reaction of Japanese American community toward draft resistance stance

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

The treatment given to us, I think, severely by I think most means, is that …

Akutsu,Gene

The role of the media in influencing people's opinions

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

My dad, years ago when we were still young, said, “When you control the radio,” …

Akutsu,Gene

Living conditions in prison while serving time for resisting the draft

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

And we thought, “Well, let's break the ice. One way to break the ice is …

Akutsu,Gene

Talking to children about decision to resist the draft during World War II

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

And I just called them together and says, “Well, it's about time I tell you …

Akutsu,Gene

Deciding whether to answer "yes-yes" on the loyalty questionnaire in order to leave camp

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

That portion they were stressing your loyalty, not whether you could leave the camp. And …

Akutsu,Gene

Reflecting on Japanese Americans' response to incarceration

Gene Akutsu July 25, 1997

I think they should have thought of things more. They shouldn't have felt guilty of …

Emi,Frank

Fair Play Committee

Frank Emi May 9, 2006

Then they had a public meeting at one of the church building I think where …

Emi,Frank

Wanting to take a stand

Frank Emi May 9, 2006

I felt very strongly about the unfairness of the whole thing for one thing. I …

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