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.

Redress and reparations (275)
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) (10)
Hearings (36)
Washington, D.C. hearings (17)

17 items
Testimony of Kinzo Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-330)
doc Testimony of Kinzo Yamamoto (ddr-densho-67-330)
Written testimony of Kinzo Yamamoto. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Nobu Miyoshi (ddr-densho-67-320)
doc Testimony of Nobu Miyoshi (ddr-densho-67-320)
Written testimony of Nobu Miyoshi, ACSW. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
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.
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 David F. Trask (ddr-densho-67-326)
doc Testimony of David F. Trask (ddr-densho-67-326)
Written testimony of David F. Trask, Historian of the Department of State. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Thomas Y. Kometani (ddr-densho-67-321)
doc Testimony of Thomas Y. Kometani (ddr-densho-67-321)
Written testimony of Thomas Y. Kometani. Incarcerated in the Pinedale Assembly Center and Tule Lake concentration camp, California. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Mike Lowry (ddr-densho-67-319)
doc Testimony of Mike Lowry (ddr-densho-67-319)
Written testimony of Mike Lowry, Congressman (D) Washington. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Paul J. Sakai (ddr-densho-67-329)
doc Testimony of Paul J. Sakai (ddr-densho-67-329)
Written testimony of Paul J. Sakai. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Statement of the Department of Justice (ddr-densho-67-328)
doc Statement of the Department of Justice (ddr-densho-67-328)
"Statement of the Department of Justice Defining the Historical Role of the Civil Division in the 1942 Wartime Relocation and Internment of American and/or Aleutian Civilians." This statement was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-67-331)
doc Testimony of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-67-331)
Testimony submitted by the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi (ddr-densho-67-325)
doc Testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi (ddr-densho-67-325)
Written testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi, titled: "Some Wartime Inconsistencies and Citizen Rights: A Call for Redress." This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Jack Greenberg (ddr-densho-67-322)
doc Testimony of Jack Greenberg (ddr-densho-67-322)
Written testimony of Jack Greenberg, Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of William Hohri (ddr-densho-67-332)
doc Testimony of William Hohri (ddr-densho-67-332)
Written testimony of William Hohri on behalf of the National Council for Japanese American Redress. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Minoru Yasui (ddr-densho-67-333)
doc Testimony of Minoru Yasui (ddr-densho-67-333)
Written testimony of Minoru Yasui. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of Lillian Baker (ddr-densho-67-327)
doc Testimony of Lillian Baker (ddr-densho-67-327)
Written testimony of Lillian Baker. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Leland Barrows (ddr-densho-67-324)
doc Testimony of Leland Barrows (ddr-densho-67-324)
Written testimony of Leland Barrows, Former Assistant Director for Administrative Management, War Relocation Authority. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
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