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Fred Hirasuna Segment 1

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Born in California

This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore focused primarily on a single topic, namely, the narrator's role in the redress movement.

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September 12, 1997

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Fred Hirasuna

Fred Hirasuna Interview

00:41:44 — 14 segments

September 12, 1997

University of CA, Los Angeles

Nisei male. Born February 11, 1908, in Lodi, California. Resettled voluntarily to Mankato, Minnesota, prior to mass removal. Resettled in central California in 1947. Member of the Japanese American Citizens League (JACL) since 1929. Became active in the redress movement as fundraiser and lobbyist for Central California District Council of JACL.

(This interview was conducted at the Voices of Japanese American Redress Conference, held on the UCLA campus and sponsored by the UCLA Asian American Studies Center and the UCLA School of Public Policy and Social Research. Because of the full conference schedule, our interviews were limited to one hour. The interviews therefore focused primarily on a single topic, namely, the narrator's role in the redress movement.)

Larry Hashima, interviewer; Cherry Kinoshita, interviewer; Matt Emery, videographer

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