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Draft resistance

Jimmie Omura Interview Segment 22

Arrested and put in jail along with the Heart Mountain resisters

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the World War II incarceration camps. As a result, the interviews in this ...


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Jimmie Omura Interview Segment 20

Becoming the editor of the Rocky Shimpo newspaper in 1944, publishing an editorial in support of the Fair Play Committee in Heart Mountain

This interview was conducted by sisters Emiko and Chizuko Omori for their 1999 documentary, Rabbit in the Moon, about the Japanese American resisters of conscience in the ...


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Frank Emi Interview Segment 20

Reflections: pardoned in 1947; thoughts on the American justice system
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Frank Emi Interview Segment 19

Meeting some "interesting characters" while spending time in jail
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Frank Emi Interview Segment 15

Description of trial: found guilty and sent to jail
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Gordon Hirabayashi

Gordon Hirabayashi Interview Segment 9

Thoughts on initial trial: expecting a guilty verdict (audio only)

This interview is audio-only. It contains raw footage used by Steven Okazaki in his 1985 film Unfinished Business.

This material is based upon work assisted by a grant from the Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Any opinions, finding ...


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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 102, No. 7 (February 21, 1986)

Selected article titles: "Hirabayashi Celebrates Victory" (pp. 1, 5), "Noted Architect Yamasaki Dies" (p. 1), "East Wind: The Canadian Nisei" (p. 4), and "From the Frying Pan: Overseas Japanese" (p. 5).
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 105, No. 10 (October 2, 1987)

Selected article titles: "AAJA Convention Has 'Write' Stuff" (pp. 1, 3, 8), "Coram Nobis Case: Court Overturns Wartime Convictions" (pp. 1, 6), "Reese Article Calls Redress Issue a Second Attack on Pearl Harbor" (p. 4), and "The Mountainous Ordeal of Passing Redress" (pp. 5-7).
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Peter Irons Interview II Segment 24

Gordon Hirabayashi's conviction is vacated in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, decision is made to not take the case to the Supreme Court
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Gordon Hirabayashi Interview II Segment 17

Handing oneself over to the FBI, and trying to accommodate a colonel's need to report "100% evacuated"
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