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Couple Forced Into Internment Camp During WWII Receive High School Diplomas 72 Years Later

TUSTIN (CBSLA.com) — A couple forced into an internment camp during World War II walked across a stage and received their high school diplomas Thursday. 156 more words


Fresno lawmaker's (stupid) anti-vaccine rant demonstrates why Republicans aren't leading California

During a rally against a California bill making vaccines mandatory for school children, a Republican lawmaker from Fresno galvanized the crowd by invoking forced internment camps. 132 more words

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Manzanar War Relocation Center

A stunning view but with a shocking history. This is Manzanar. People of Japanese descent were forced to leave their home and live in isolated relocation centers like Manzanar. 115 more words


UT Alumna Releases Book About Texas WWII Internment Camp

Forty years ago an innocent conversation revealed a terrible secret.

Decades ago, San Antonio-based author Jan Jarboe Russell was a Daily Texan reporter tasked with interviewing former UT professor Alan Taniguchi. 745 more words

Internment art to be displayed at California museum

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California museum has acquired an art collection created by Japanese Americans held in internment camps after an East Coast auction house canceled the sale of photographs and other artifacts amid protests. 338 more words


Auction of artifacts, photos from internment camps canceled

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — After receiving complaints from thousands of Japanese-Americans, including Rep. Mike Honda (D-San Jose) and actor George Takei, an East Coast auction house has cancelled a planned sale of 450 pictures and artifacts from World War II camps where Americans of Japanese descent were imprisoned. 271 more words


Ceremony dedicates Honouliuli as national monument, additional acres to be donated

A private ceremony was held Tuesday to dedicate Honouliuli National Monument.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Deputy Director of the National Park Service Peggy O’Dell joined Senators Mazie Hirono and Brian Schatz, Gov. 372 more words