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"The Light Is On...But": This Man Wants Us To Take Him Seriously

On the good side, unlike Michelle Malkin, Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky doesn’t think the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War Two was sound policy. 228 more words




Kirby Larson, Author

Scholastic Press, Fiction, Aug, 26, 2014

Suitable for Ages: 8-12

Themes: Japanese-American Children, Evacuation, Relocation, Concentration Camps,  Dogs, WW II

Synopsis: After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, friends, schoolmates, community and her beloved dog, Dash.  329 more words

Children's Book Review

PEAK student television interview in California

Sherry Zheng, 2nd-year PEAK student and former Komaba Times writer, appeared on an interview program in Southern California. The program “Nice to Meet You” is primarily watched by Japanese expats in California. 40 more words

4 **** Book Review: Covering, The Hidden Assault On Our Human Rights

“Covering, The Assault on Our Civil Rights” is a compact and meticulously researched book by Kenji Yoshino, a gay Japanese law professor. It is both a memoir about the demons Yoshino wrestled before coming out and a report, with legal overtones, on what life is like for all stripes of gay people in America.  215 more words

Book Reviews By Terry

Red Berries White Clouds Blue Sky, by Sandra Dallas

Summary:  After Pearl Harbor is bombed by the Japanese, twelve-year-old Tomi and her Japanese-American family are split up and forced to leave their California home to live in internment camps in New Mexico and Colorado. 7 more words

2014-2015 Club

PTJC hosts Professor Masako Iino, Professor Emeritus, Tsuda College Japan

Written by Aya Fujiwara

On 22 September 2014, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre hosted Professor Masako Iino, a past president and Professor emeritus of the Tsuda Collage in Tokyo, Japan, as the first speaker of the Japan Foundation and Japan Studies Association of Canada Lecture series. 709 more words