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Hirabayashi,James

Not bringing shame to family

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

Of course we were raised in a Japanese American community, so that we were always …

Hirabayashi,James

Past ties to present situation in Middle East

James Hirabayashi January 7, 2004

The government interpreted whatever they saw of the Japanese Americans, in terms of their framework, …

Kawakami,Barbara

Helping soldiers

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

On the grass outside, there weren't even enough blankets for the soldiers. And so all …

Kawakami,Barbara

Okinawan discrimination

Barbara Kawakami February 19, 2004

Like Okinawan people, those days they were sadly discriminated. I remember that they lived in …

Kochiyama,Yuri

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. …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Californians didn't know about evacuation

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

You would think most Americans would’ve known, but even people in California didn’t know what …

Kochiyama,Yuri

The day Pearl Harbor was bombed

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

When I drove to the main street, Pacific Avenue, I never saw this before, but …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Father as prisoner of war in hospital

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

My mother made calls to see if she could visit her husband, and then she …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Patriotism versus loyalty

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

Patriotism is more showing your faith and love for your country, where loyalty often has …

Kochiyama,Yuri

Idealism before war, being red, white and blue

Yuri Kochiyama June 16, 2003

I was so ‘Red, White and Blue,’ so small-town gal, you know, and just really …

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