Lucius Horiuchi Interview Segment 2

Origin of name (ddr-densho-1000-202-1) -
Parents' background, families in the silk-producing business (ddr-densho-1000-202-2) -
Description of siblings, born the fifth out of six (ddr-densho-1000-202-3) -
Growing up in Seattle, attending Japanese language school (ddr-densho-1000-202-4) -
Interactions with non-Japanese Americans as a child (ddr-densho-1000-202-5) -
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor: father's disbelief (ddr-densho-1000-202-6) -
Memories of the Puyallup Assembly Center: receiving visitors (ddr-densho-1000-202-7) -
Description of sister's experiences leaving camp early and moving to the Midwest (ddr-densho-1000-202-8) -
Attending high school in camp (ddr-densho-1000-202-9) -
Thoughts on the so-called "loyalty questionnaire" (ddr-densho-1000-202-10) -
Discussion of Nisei nicknames (ddr-densho-1000-202-11) -
Experiencing prejudice after returning home (ddr-densho-1000-202-12) -
Military service: Army Graves Registration Service (ddr-densho-1000-202-13) -
Deciding to join the foreign service (ddr-densho-1000-202-14) -
Career in the foreign service, meeting future wife (ddr-densho-1000-202-15) -
Marrying the daughter of a prominent U.S. admiral (ddr-densho-1000-202-16) -
The importance of connections in postwar career (ddr-densho-1000-202-17) -
Serving in the foreign service during the Vietnam War (ddr-densho-1000-202-18) -
Impressions of Japan during the U.S. occupation (ddr-densho-1000-202-19) -
"Second career" selling Japanese art and antiques (ddr-densho-1000-202-20) -
Thoughts on September 11, 2001, as a retired foreign service officer (ddr-densho-1000-202-21) -
Discussion of the inner workings of government, politics (ddr-densho-1000-202-22) -
(ddr-densho-1000-202-23) -
The significance of camp reunions (ddr-densho-1000-202-24) -
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Parents' background, families in the silk-producing business

00:03:58 — Segment 2 of 24

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November 6, 2007

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Lucius Horiuchi

Lucius Horiuchi Interview I

01:53:54 — 24 segments

November 6, 2007

Las Vegas, Nevada

Nisei male. Born July 22, 1928, in Seattle, Washington. Grew up in Seattle before being removed to the Puyallup Assembly Center, Washington, and the Minidoka concentration camp, Idaho. Following World War II, worked for the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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