Washington, D.C. hearings

Hearings were held by the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians (CWRIC) in Washington, D.C., in July of 1981. These 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.

Washington, D.C. hearings (176)

176 items
Testimony of Jack Greenberg (ddr-densho-67-322)
doc Testimony of Jack Greenberg (ddr-densho-67-322)
Written testimony of Jack Greenberg, Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Leland Barrows (ddr-densho-67-324)
doc Testimony of Leland Barrows (ddr-densho-67-324)
Written testimony of Leland Barrows, Former Assistant Director for Administrative Management, War Relocation Authority. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of William Hohri (ddr-densho-67-332)
doc Testimony of William Hohri (ddr-densho-67-332)
Written testimony of William Hohri on behalf of the National Council for Japanese American Redress. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi (ddr-densho-67-325)
doc Testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi (ddr-densho-67-325)
Written testimony of Gordon Hirabayashi, titled: "Some Wartime Inconsistencies and Citizen Rights: A Call for Redress." This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Lillian Baker (ddr-densho-67-327)
doc Testimony of Lillian Baker (ddr-densho-67-327)
Written testimony of Lillian Baker. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Minoru Yasui (ddr-densho-67-333)
doc Testimony of Minoru Yasui (ddr-densho-67-333)
Written testimony of Minoru Yasui. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-164)
img Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-164)
Caption in album: "Kinzo Yamamoto-'Pat' Kiyoshi Okura-Mary Kochiyama-Tom Kometani."
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