Series: Tateuchi Public Program Series
The Tateuchi Public Program Series, organized in partnership between the Atsuhiko and Ina Goodwin Tateuchi Foundation and the Japanese American National Museum, develops presentations that explore the connections between Japan and the United States in the context of politics, art, music, and culture. The program series is created annually with the objective of enhancing understanding between the two countries.
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The Military Intelligence Service (M.I.S.) in Occupied Japan
Author, professor, and M.I.S. veteran Edwin Nakasone will moderate a discussion with fellow veterans, Bruce Kaji and Hitoshi Sameshima, about their roles in the rebuilding of Japan after the end of World War II. The M.I.S., or the Military Intelligence Service, was a United States military unit mostly comprised of Japanese American Nisei who provided translation, interpretation, and interrogation services during World War II.
This program is presented by the Japanese American National Museum and the Go For Broke National Education Center.