Seattle, Washington hearings

Hearings were held by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) in Seattle, Washington, on September 9-11, 1981. Written testimonies were submitted by former camp inmates and others, and some individuals were chosen to testify in person before the Commission. The hearings were conducted in 20 cities across the nation, and in 1982 the CWRIC issued its report 'Personal Justice Denied.' Ultimately, the CWRIC recommended, among other things, $20,000 individual compensation to those incarcerated and a formal government apology.

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Redress hearings (ddr-densho-37-335)
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The Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) was created by an act of Congress on July 30, 1980. The committee was formed mainly to investigate matters surrounding the World War II internment of Japanese Americans and to recommend remedies. The CWRIC had no power to correct grievances. The hearings were conducted in twenty …
Redress hearings (ddr-densho-37-333)
img Redress hearings (ddr-densho-37-333)
The Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) was created by an act of Congress on July 30, 1980. The committee was formed mainly to investigate matters surrounding the World War II internment of Japanese Americans and to recommend remedies. The CWRIC had no power to correct grievances. The hearings were conducted in twenty …
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