Redress and reparations

In the late 1960s, Japanese Americans began to revisit the history of the exclusion and incarceration period in order to seek justice for their suffering and ensure that no such wrong would ever be committed again. Years of effort by community activists, politicians, academics, and other supporters culminated on August 10, 1988, with the signing of the Civil Liberties Act by President Ronald Reagan. This Act rescinded Executive Order 9066, and mandated an official apology from the federal government, monetary reparations payments to individuals excluded and incarcerated, and the creation of a federal fund for research and education about the incarceration.

Redress and reparations (636)

Related articles from the Densho Encyclopedia :
Civil Liberties Act of 1988, Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, Emergency Detention Act, Title II of the Internal Security Act of 1950, Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga, William Hohri, Bill Hosokawa, Japanese American Evacuation Claims Act, Yuri Kochiyama, Magic cables, Kazuo Masuda, Robert Matsui, Spark Matsunaga, Norman Mineta, National Coalition for Redress/Reparations, National Council for Japanese American Redress, James Omura, Redress movement, Termination of Executive Order 9066, Mary Tsukamoto, Edison Uno, Clifford Uyeda

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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 15 (April 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-15)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 15 (April 12, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-15)
Select article titles: "CL renews Hawaii statehood plea: Far East aspect of U.S. foreign policy would be strengthened by admission" (p. 1); Canadian Nisei patato grower protest dumping of U.S. spud surplus in Canada" (p. 1); "100 Million in Japan by '64 May 'Blow off Roof'" (p. 2); "San Jose-Okayama become sister cities" (p. 2); "Jefferson ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 3 (January 18, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 44, No. 3 (January 18, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-3)
Selected article titles: "Garden Grove citizen group protests purchase of home by naval officer" (p. 1); "Refugees from Hungary Aided by Oregon Nisei" (p. 1); Over 3,500 Japanese Admitted to U.S. Under Refugee Relief Act" (p. 1); "Yas Abiko critically injured in auto acciedentl doctors report condition fair" (p. 1); "Future of Far East Seen in ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 10 (September 6, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-36)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 10 (September 6, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-36)
Select article titles: "'Family hardship' immigration bill OK" (p. 1); "85th Congress in Historic Passage of Civiil Rights Measure" (p. 2); "Formal complaint alleging 200 L.A. frims discriminate in employement lodged by ADL" (p. 6); "White House official Max Rabb to address Tokyo Nisei parley" (p. 8); "Ex.-Oregon Governor Scores Evacuation as 'Unconstitutional'" (p. 8).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 4 (July 26, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-30)
Select article titles: "TV Critic says Anti-Nisei Films Should be Junked" (p. 1); Aliens seeking adjustment of residence status allowed trips to U.S. possessions; Japanese circus performer can visit Hawaii" (p. 1); Library Named in Memory of Ex-Calif. Issei" (p. 2); "U.S.-Japan gov't cooperation assured for Nisei businessman's international confab" (p. 2); Hawaiian students gather material ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 45, No. 5 (August 2, 1957) (ddr-pc-29-31)
Select article titles: "Protest envoy acceptance of 'Jap' Text of 'Night Beat' interview on use of word 'Jap': Ambassador Matsudaira doesn't care; professor dislikes term" (p. 1); "JACL calls on senators to reject further substantive change to civil rights bill; 'heart of House-passed measure cut out" (p. 1); "Dinner honoring ex-Gov. Sprague set for Aug. 25" ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 16 (April 18, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-16)
Select article titles: "Senate urged to return all wartime vested property" (p.1); "New York's law first in nation banning racial, religious bias in private housing" (p.1); "Old Japan custom prevails: wife cashes stolen checks at insistence of husband" (p.2) Starting in No. 13, the volume number in the header changes from 46 to 26. This printing ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 4 (January 24, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-4)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 46, No. 4 (January 24, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-4)
Select article titles: " U.S. 'cannot afford moral, economic, and international cost' of racial prejudice in its labor force, Nixon declares" (p. 1); "East Los Angeles CLers eye 10th year as banner winner" (p. 3); "Blind poultryman installed president of Yellowstone JACL at hilarious affair" (p. 4); "73 more claimants awarded evacuation pay in November" (p. ...
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 22 (November 28, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-48)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 47, No. 22 (November 28, 1958) (ddr-pc-30-48)
Select article titles: "American way vindicated as losses of evacuation compensated by gov't" (P. 1); "Evacuation claims program summarized as action hailed as 'miracle' of America" (p. 7)
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 17 (October 25, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-43)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 58, No. 17 (October 25, 1963) (ddr-pc-35-43)
Selected article titles: "Problems Facing Farmers Dependent upon 'Braceros' Detailed, Many Seem Resigned Program Will Continue for a Year More" (pp. 1-2), "Washington Newsletter: Civil Rights Battle" (p. 2), and "U.S. Gov't Will Pay for Property Claims Rising Out of Bombing on Pearl Harbor" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 63, No. 6 (August 5, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 63, No. 6 (August 5, 1966) (ddr-pc-38-31)
Select article titles: "Civil Rights Resolution" (p. 1); "Atty. Gen. Lynch pays tribute to Sab Kido" (p.1); "Keep with the times: Diane Suda" (p.3); "Extol Japanese American identity" (p. 4).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 13 (September 27, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-38)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 13 (September 27, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-38)
Selected article titles: "Reparations Bill Offered, Taps Reversion Funds" (p. 1), "Hawaii Politics: See Five Nikkei in Line for Five Top Demo Nominations" (p. 1), and "Merriam to List 'Jap' in '75 Issue of Collegiate" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 20 (November 15, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-45)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 20 (November 15, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-45)
Selected article titles: "JACL--National Board: New Evacuee Reparation Concept Without Massive Pay Bill Explained" (p. 1), "San Francisco Nihonmachi: Agency's 10-Year Report" (pp. 1, 3), and "Topaz Revisited: Desert Sands Reclaiming History" (pp. 1, 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 6 (August 9, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-31)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 6 (August 9, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-31)
Selected article titles: "Population in World Casts Dim U.S. Future" (pp. 1, 6), "Reparations for Evacuees Still High on JACL Priority" (p. 1), "Sen. Daniel Inouye: On World Population" (pp. 2, 5), and "Kiyoshi Hirano: Dubbed Stockton's Henry Kissinger, He Negotiates Return of Temple Bell" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 23 (December 6, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-48)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 79, No. 23 (December 6, 1974) (ddr-pc-46-48)
Selected article titles: "Attorneys Back Reparation Bid" (pp. 1-2), "Cleveland JACL: Am I Minority Always?" (p. 2), "San Francisco Nihonmachi: Destruction--Dispersal" (p. 2), and "Judge Invalidates UC Minority Admissions" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 19 (November 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-44)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 19 (November 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-44)
Selected article titles: "Inouye, Mineta Questioning Big Government Spending" (pp. 1, 3), "JACL Gets $75,000 Catholic Grant" (pp. 1-2), "E.O. 9066 Reparations Poll in Favor of Payment to Evacuees" (p. 1), "Poston Indians Welcome Pilgrimage" (p. 5), and "Dances in Camp" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 3 (January 24, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-3)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 3 (January 24, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-3)
Selected article titles: "To the Point: The Year Ahead" (p. 1), "Dies Committee vs. JACL" (pp. 1-2), "Evacuee Reparation a Sleepy Issue in JACL" (p. 3), and "First Ethnic Survey of Hawaii Teachers Held" (p. 5).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 17 (April 30, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-17)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 82, No. 17 (April 30, 1976) (ddr-pc-48-17)
Selected article titles: "Reparation Campaign Underway" (pp. 1, 3), "Illegal Alien Law Okd" (pp. 1, 3), "Committee for Iva Toguri" (p. 1), and "Wendy's Pretrial" (p. 2).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 81, No. 10 (September 5, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-35)
Selected article titles: "Rice Bill Seeks Lower Prices" (p. 1), "Gila River Camp High School Grads Hold 30-Year Reunion, Eye 1980 Meet" (p. 1), "Potshots: Hard Working Chapters" (p. 2), and "Plain Speaking: Reparations Campaign" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 9 (March 7, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-9)
Selected article titles: "VFW Post in Okinawa Push Evac. Reparation" (p. 1), "Topaz WRA Camp Monuments Set" (p. 1), "Japanese Day School Scheduled to Open This Fall in New York" (p. 1), and "Federal Communications Commission: Ruling the Air Waves and Waiving the Rules" (p. 3).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 25 (June 27, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-25)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 80, No. 25 (June 27, 1975) (ddr-pc-47-25)
Selected article titles: "JACL--Special Board Meeting: Opening Topics on Agenda Heated" (pp. 1-2), "Evacuee Reparations Theme of John Dean Speech at JACL-TDC" (p. 1), and "Book Review: Two Important Bibliographies" (p. 4).
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