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World War II and Redress Experiences of Japanese Alaskans and Aleuts [AUDIO]

Moderators:
Ronald K. Inouye, Retired, University of Alaska, Fairbanks

Panelists:
Ronald K. Inouye, Retired, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Marie Matsuno Nash
Robert T. Ohashi, Pharmacist Store Owner
Marla J. Williams, Director-Writer/Producer, "Aleut Story"

Topic: Basic Introduction
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Willow B

The history of Japanese Alaskans and the Aleuts of the Aleutian and Pribilof Islands remains a relatively unknown story. This panel reveals how their divergent histories converged on the road to the Civil Liberties Act of 1988.

"One for the History Books: Aleut-American Experience in WWII," an article related to this presentation by Marla Williams, is available on-line.

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