California's Gold with Huell Howser: Manzanar (film)
|Title||California's Gold with Huell Howser: Manzanar|
|Starring||Sue Embrey (interviewee); Archie Miyatake (interviewee); Goro Kurihara (interviewee); Jiro Matsuyama (interviewee); Gimp Izumi (interviewee)|
|Studio||Huell Howser Productions|
Episode 4012 of the California public television series features a visit to the Manzanar site with a group of former inmates. Host Huell Howser interviews activist Sue Kunitomi Embrey, who provides some background on Manzanar's history and points out the administration and inmate areas. Archie Miyatake talks about the photographs his father Toyo Miyatake took at Manzanar and displays the camera Toyo had made at Manzanar with a lens he had smuggled into the camp. The rest of the episode focuses on names carved into cement by inmate laborers, with three such laborers—Goro Kurihara, Jiro Matsuyama, and Gimp Izumi—brought back to the camp to see their handiwork for the first time in nearly sixty years.
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Streaming version Manzanar at the Huell Howser Archive, Chapman University.