Richard Konda Interview Segment 1

Family background (ddr-jamsj-2-8-1) -
Description of parents (ddr-jamsj-2-8-2) -
Finding out years later about parents' wartime experiences and father's role with the Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-jamsj-2-8-3) -
Growing up in San Francisco (ddr-jamsj-2-8-4) -
Participating in an all-Japanese American Boy Scout troop (ddr-jamsj-2-8-5) -
Community activities through the Boy Scouts (ddr-jamsj-2-8-6) -
Attending school (ddr-jamsj-2-8-7) -
First hearing about the World War II incarceration experience (ddr-jamsj-2-8-8) -
Dealing with ethnic identity in high school (ddr-jamsj-2-8-9) -
While in college, working with immigrant communities (ddr-jamsj-2-8-10) -
Deciding to go to law school (ddr-jamsj-2-8-11) -
Going to law school and helping to form an Asian law student group (ddr-jamsj-2-8-12) -
Working with the Japanese American Citizens League while in law school (ddr-jamsj-2-8-13) -
Helping to establish the Asian Law Alliance (ddr-jamsj-2-8-14) -
Involvement with an important legal case (ddr-jamsj-2-8-15) -
Changing landscape for Asian American lawyers (ddr-jamsj-2-8-16) -
Impact of Japanese American history on legal work (ddr-jamsj-2-8-17) -
Speaking about Japanese American issues (ddr-jamsj-2-8-18) -
Continuing work in the immigrant community (ddr-jamsj-2-8-19) -
The founding of the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee (ddr-jamsj-2-8-20) -
Description of the redress process in San Jose (ddr-jamsj-2-8-21) -
Thoughts on the future of San Jose's Japantown (ddr-jamsj-2-8-22) -
Discussion of artifact donated to the Japanese American Museum of San Jose (ddr-jamsj-2-8-23) -
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Family background

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November 30, 2010

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Richard Konda

Richard Konda Interview

01:43:34 — 23 segments

November 30, 2010

San Jose, California

Sansei male. Born February 27, 1951, in San Francisco, California. Grew up in San Francisco and attended UC Berkeley. Went to law school at Santa Clara and became involved in Asian law student groups and the Asian Law Alliance. Continued community work after law school and was involved in founding the Nihonmachi Outreach Committee in San Jose.

Tom Ikeda, interviewer; Tom Izu, interviewer; Dana Hoshide, videographer

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