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Feelings upon returning to the Amache camp site

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January 9, 2012

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Mo Nishida

Mo Nishida Interview II

01:42:44 — 13 segments

January 9, 2012

Los Angeles, California

Nisei male. Born August 11, 1936, in Los Angeles, California. Grew up in the Los Angeles area. During World War II, was removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Granada (Amache) concentration camp, Colorado. After leaving camp, returned to California and became involved in numerous civil rights organizations and movements postwar. Founded the Manzanar 5500 organization, in which participants make an annual pilgrimage from Los Angeles to the former Manzanar camp site on foot.

(This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of the Interior.)

Martha Nakagawa, interviewer; Tani Ikeda, videographer

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