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September 11, 2001 and aftermath

Norman Mineta Interview Segment 10

Serving as Secretary of Transportation on September 11, 2001
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Lucius Horiuchi Interview Segment 21

Thoughts on September 11, 2001, as a retired foreign service officer
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Joe Yasutake Interview Segment 20

Experiences speaking in classrooms about parallels between the Japanese American experience and September 11, 2001

Joseph Yasutake was interviewed together with his sister Mitsuye (Yasutake) Yamada and surviving brother, William Toshio Yasutake, in group sessions on October 8-9, 2002. He was also interviewed individually on October 9, 2002.

Before being ...


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Alice Abrams Siegal Interview Segment 18

Thoughts on the aftermath of 9/11: volunteering at an Islamic school
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Tom Akashi Interview Segment 55

Thoughts on current events and the aftermath of September 11, 2001: "history is repeating itself"
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Fred Korematsu

Amicus brief filed in the Korematsu case

Amicus Curiae brief filed on behalf of the states of California, Oregon and Washington in the Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States of America.
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Evacuation of Japs Upheld by Court (December 3, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, December 3, 1943, p. 5
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Rights of Jap Citizen to Be Tested in Court (June 5, 1942)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 5, 1942, p. 16
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Memo to Herbert Wechsler from J.L. Burling

Memo to Herbert Wechsler from J.L. Burling protesting the way the War Department portrayed DeWitt's Final Report in the Korematsu brief. The Justice Department thinks a clear stance on the falsity of the report should be made. Burling suggests that the War Department purposely went against the Justice ...
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Memo from John Burling to Philip Glick

Memo from John Burling to Philip Glick on a WRA memo called "validity of detention." Burling critiques the WRA memo -- written in connection to the Korematsu brief -- because of its reliance on DeWitt's Final Report. States that it is also based on heresay and rumors that were never proved ...
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