Washington, D.C. hearings

Hearings were held by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) in Washington, D.C., in July of 1981. These hearings were conducted in 20 cities across the nation, and in 1982 the CWRIC issued its report 'Personal Justice Denied.' Ultimately, the CWRIC recommended, among other things, $20,000 individual compensation to those incarcerated and a formal government apology.

Washington, D.C. hearings (176)

176 items
Testimony of Richard R. Hite (ddr-densho-67-323)
doc Testimony of Richard R. Hite (ddr-densho-67-323)
Written testimony of Richard R. Hite, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Policy, Budget and Administration, Department of the Interior. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Stanley Mark (ddr-densho-67-318)
doc Testimony of Stanley Mark (ddr-densho-67-318)
Written testimony of Stanley Mark, Staff Attorney, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Abe Fortas (ddr-densho-67-317)
doc Testimony of Abe Fortas (ddr-densho-67-317)
Written testimony of Abe Fortas, Undersecretary of the Interior from 1942-1946. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
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