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Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

The birth of a novel through a conversation with her nephew

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

I must’ve been 38 and my nephew came over to visit me and he had …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Documenting family history for future generations

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

Since it’s so difficult to talk about it (camp experiences), I’ll write something for just …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Getting the book published

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

When Jim and I wrote this book and we got the book out…and it was …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Farewell to Manzanar not a bestseller, but is steady

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

I don’t think that the publishers thought for a minute it (Farewell to Manzanar) would …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Being involved in every aspect of the film

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

John is an incredible director, filmmaker, as well as an incredible man. He’s really sensitive. …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Controversy over the film

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

Yes, there was a controversy. It was Frank Chin because at that time, you know, …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Trick in developing the film

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

What they did was they didn’t know anything about the internment experience. I mean they …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Unexpected positive reviews and an Emmy nomination

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

It (The film of Farewell to Manzanar) was a very, very good response and we …

Houston,Jeanne Wakatsuki

Not a "camp story" but a human story

Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston December 27, 2005

Oh you don’t say “the camp story” because it’s (Farewell to Manzanar) not the camp …

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