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
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-163)
img Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-163)
Caption in album: "Kinzo Yamamoto-'Pat' Kiyoshi Okura-Mary Kochiyama-Tom Kometani."
Testimony of Paul J. Sakai (ddr-densho-67-329)
doc Testimony of Paul J. Sakai (ddr-densho-67-329)
Written testimony of Paul J. Sakai. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981. Personal information excised by Densho.
Testimony of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-67-331)
doc Testimony of the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations (ddr-densho-67-331)
Testimony submitted by the National Coalition for Redress/Reparations for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Statement of the Department of Justice (ddr-densho-67-328)
doc Statement of the Department of Justice (ddr-densho-67-328)
"Statement of the Department of Justice Defining the Historical Role of the Civil Division in the 1942 Wartime Relocation and Internment of American and/or Aleutian Civilians." This statement was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Testimony of Mike Lowry (ddr-densho-67-319)
doc Testimony of Mike Lowry (ddr-densho-67-319)
Written testimony of Mike Lowry, Congressman (D) Washington. This testimony was submitted for the CWRIC hearing in Washington, D.C., on July 14, 1981.
Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-150)
img Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians hearings (ddr-densho-346-150)
Caption in album: "Jack Greenberg-NAACP, Ed Nakawatase & Louis Schneider-Amer. Friends Ser."
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