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Alan Nishio Segment 10 (ddr-densho-1000-450-10)
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Entering graduate studies while increasing political activism
Bob Suzuki Segment 13 (ddr-densho-1000-452-13)
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Continuing activism while assistant dean at UMass Amherst
Peter Irons Interview I Segment 7 (ddr-densho-1000-126-7)
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Becoming involved in social activism with other Antioch students
Bob Santos Interview III Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-352-3)
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Political and social activism within the Asian American community
Alice Setsuko Sekino Hirai Interview Segment 17 (ddr-densho-1013-1-17)
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Postwar activism: programs supporting handicapped children in the school system
Bill Hosokawa Interview Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-129-3)
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Father's activism in community groups; encouraged by parents to attend a Christian church
Kara Kondo Interview Segment 48 (ddr-densho-1000-139-48)
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Political activism: League of Women Voters and serving on committees dealing with land use and water issues
Lorraine Bannai Interview Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-113-19)
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Alienation as a minority in law school, activism surrounding affirmative action case heightens personal political sense and highlights role models
Stan Shikuma Interview (ddr-sjacl-2-12)
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In this interview, Ana Tanaka and Dr. Kyle Kinoshita led a conversation with Stan Shikuma in which he related his family's experiences during the World War II incarceration, and the return to California. Stan related how growing up in the turbulent '60's and '70's began to impel him into activism in the Bay Area, beginning with …
Fred Korematsu - Kathryn Korematsu Interview Segment 11 (ddr-densho-1000-181-11)
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Message for future generations: importance of political activism, education

Due to technical difficulties and conditions at the time of taping, there is loud background noise in this interview.

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vh Tsuguo "Ike" Ikeda Interview I Segment 29 (ddr-densho-1000-123-29)
Activism during the civil rights movement: working closely with Black Panther Party

As a teenager prior to World War II, began keeping scrapbooks with newspaper articles and memorabilia, a lifetime habit.

Akemi Matsumoto Interview (ddr-sjacl-2-5)
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Alison Fujimoto and Dr. Kyle Kinoshita interviewed Akemi Matsumoto. Akemi Matsumoto first joined Seattle JACL in the 1970s as a fresh Sansei student activist. Thiis activism continued through her Chapter Presidency in 2001. Matsumoto was a firm believer achieving change through political clout via effective coalition building. Matsumoto continued her activities with Seattle JACL by connecting …
Mo Nishida Interview I Segment 19 (ddr-densho-1000-380-19)
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First getting involved in political and social activism: attending a demonstration

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department …

Kenji Taguma Interview (ddr-densho-122-28)
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Sansei male, born 1969. Editor for the Nichi Bei Times, the oldest Japanese American bilingual newspaper in northern California. Son of a draft resister from Granada concentration camp. Attended California State University at Sacramento and became involved in civil rights activism.

(This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and …

Tomio Moriguchi Interview (ddr-sjacl-2-2)
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Kristen M. Eng and Bill Tashima interviewed Tomio Moriguchi. While Moriguchi is often associated with Uwajimaya, Moriguchi's community activism includes co-chairing MOHAI"s "Pride and Shame" exhibit, displaying WWII JA experience through the "Pride" of the Japanese Americans and the "Shame" of racial prejudice, wartime hysteria, and lack of government leadership. This exhibit later toured throughout Washington …
Aiko Yoshinaga Herzig Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-16-4)
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Linking activism to redress

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 …

Bert Nakano Segment 4 (ddr-densho-1000-67-4)
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Sansei's role in motivating Nisei activism

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 …

Bert Nakano Segment 3 (ddr-densho-1000-67-3)
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Getting involved in the redress movement, early Los Angeles social activism

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 …

Sue K. Embrey Segment 6 (ddr-densho-1000-6-6)
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Nisei activism, getting involved with local politics and working to repeal Title II

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 …

Jean Shiraki Gize Interview (ddr-jamsj-2-14)
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Nisei female. Born June 16, 1938, in Alameda, California. Was age three when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Removed with family to the Tanforan Assembly Center, California, and the Topaz concentration camp, Utah. While in camp, father volunteered for the 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Mother answered an ad in the camp newspaper and …
The Kurose Family Interview (ddr-sjacl-2-21)
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Elaine Kim led a panel interview of Ruthann, Paul, and Mika Kurose. The conversation also touched upon reflections abut Aki Kurose, Seattle teacher and peace activist who was Ruthann and Paul's mother, and Mika's grandmother, as well as about Junelow (Junx) whose love and support of Aki as her husband reinforces the incredible strength of the …
Theo Bickel Interview (ddr-sjacl-2-9)
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Elaine Kim and Joy Misako St. Germain interviewed Theo Bickel. Theo's introduction to JACL was as an intern at the National JACL. At a JACL National Convention in Las Vegas, Bill Tashima invited Theo to work with and collaborate with the Seattle JACL Chapter. Theo's focus has been to strengthen communications among JACL members, executive JACL …
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