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Opening Plenary with Keynote Addresses

Kathryn A. Bannai, Member, Board of Governors, Japanese American National Museum
Tammie Kanda, Corporate Communications, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
G.W. Kimura, Ph.D. (Cantab.), President & Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American National Museum
Alan Nishio, Board President, Little Tokyo Service Center
The Honorable Mary M. Schroeder, Senior Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Mitchell T. Maki, Ph.D., Vice Provost, Academic Affairs, California State University, Dominguez Hills

Topic: General Activity
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom

Presenters will share how and why they worked to rectify the unjust incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II. All conference registrants are encouraged to be present in order to hear these first person recollections.

Admission to this session is included as part of conference registration.

The transcripts of Alan Nishio's presentation, "Legacy of Redress: Stand Up, Speak Out!," and Judge Mary Schroeder’s presentation, “Rising Above Racism After World War II: The Lives of Three Unforgettable Asian-American Judges,” are available on-line.