George Yoshinaga Interview Segment 15

Parents' family backgrounds (ddr-manz-1-107-1) -
Parents' early life in the U.S. (ddr-manz-1-107-2) -
Attending school (ddr-manz-1-107-3) -
Description of parents (ddr-manz-1-107-4) -
Hearing about the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-107-5) -
Family is visited by the FBI following the bombing of Pearl Harbor (ddr-manz-1-107-6) -
Preparing for mass removal (ddr-manz-1-107-7) -
Remembering the train ride to camp (ddr-manz-1-107-8) -
Working to dedicate a plaque at Santa Anita postwar (ddr-manz-1-107-9) -
Witnessing the "riot" at Santa Anita (ddr-manz-1-107-10) -
A "bitter experience": the train ride to Heart Mountain (ddr-manz-1-107-11) -
First impressions of Heart Mountain (ddr-manz-1-107-12) -
Joining the staff of Heart Mountain's newspaper (ddr-manz-1-107-13) -
Thoughts on the Fair Play Committee and the draft resistance movement (ddr-manz-1-107-14) -
Joining the army (ddr-manz-1-107-15) -
Being recruited into the U.S. Counterintelligence Corps (ddr-manz-1-107-16) -
Hearing about the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki (ddr-manz-1-107-17) -
First impressions of Japan (ddr-manz-1-107-18) -
Returning to the U.S. (ddr-manz-1-107-19) -
Getting married and having children (ddr-manz-1-107-20) -
Work in Japan (ddr-manz-1-107-21) -
First attending the Manzanar pilgrimage (ddr-manz-1-107-22) -
Thoughts on redress (ddr-manz-1-107-23) -
Discussion of the camp sites becoming historic sites (ddr-manz-1-107-24) -
Discussion of the Japanese American Citizens League (ddr-manz-1-107-25) -
Thoughts on 9/11 (ddr-manz-1-107-26) -
Writing a regular column in the Rafu Shimpo (ddr-manz-1-107-27) -
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George Yoshinaga

George Yoshinaga Interview

02:39:34 — 27 segments

August 10, 2010

Las Vegas, Nevada

Nisei male. Born July 19, 1925, in Redwood City California. Grew up in San Jose, California. During World War II, removed to the Santa Anita Assembly Center, California, and the Heart Mountain concentration camp, Wyoming. Served in the military in the U.S. Counterintelligence Corps during the war in Japan. After the war, worked as a journalist, writing the regular column, "Horse's Mouth," in the Rafu Shimpo.

Alisa Lynch, interviewer; Kirk Peterson, videographer

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