Toru Saito Interview Segment 19

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Therapeutic effects of talking about wartime experiences

00:06:28 — Segment 19 of 20

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December 1, 2010

Densho Visual History Collection


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Toru Saito

Toru Saito Interview

02:00:18 — 20 segments

December 1, 2010

San Jose, California

Sansei male. Born December 11, 1937, in San Francisco, California. Nearly age four when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. In this interview, Mr. Saito discusses many of the harmful psychological effects of the World War II experience on himself and other Japanese Americans.

Martha Nakagawa, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer


Courtesy of Densho