California's Gold with Huell Howser: Songbird of Manzanar (film)
|Title||California's Gold with Huell Howser: Songbird of Manzanar|
|Starring||Al Setton (interviewee); Henry Fukuhara (interviewee); Mary Nomura (interviewee)|
|Studio||Huell Howser Productions|
|IMDB||California's Gold with Huell Howser: Songbird of Manzanar|
Episode 7003 of the long running California public television television series, California's Gold with Huell Howser. Filmed at the 2004 Manzanar Pilgrimage, this episode profiles two Nisei artists, painter Henry Fukuhara and singer Mary Nomura. Fukuhara is introduced by colleague Al Setton, and two of his paintings from the collection of the Japanese American National Museum are also highlighted. Fukuhara, who was just short of his ninety-first birthday at the time, is interviewed and is shown working on a painting. Nomura, the "Songbird of Manzanar," is interviewed about her singing exploits at Manzanar and is shown performing "The Manzanar Song" at the grand opening of the Manzanar Visitors Center.
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Streaming version Songbird of Manzanar at the Huell Howser Archive, Chapman University.