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Fred Korematsu

Memo regarding the Korematsu brief

Memo to Cooley from J.L. Burling on the Korematsu brief. Burling wants to insert a paragraph into the brief showing that Japanese internment was for the protection of Japanese people.
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 6 (February 12, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Immigration Raids Alarm Little Tokyo" (pp. 1, 12), "FDR 'Tapes' Tell More Than a Few Racial Slurs" (pp. 1, 7), "60th Anniversary Installation: Why the JACL Endures" (p. 7), and "The Major Supreme Court Error of WW2: Evacuation Cases" (p. 9).
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Peter Irons Interview Segment 15

Initial reactions to the judge's ruling in the Korematsu case (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 ...


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Dale Minami Interview I Segment 1

First thoughts on the Korematsu decision (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, and conclusions ...


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Peter Irons Interview Segment 2

Fred Korematsu's plastic surgery and motivations for resisting the incarceration (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 ...


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Fred Korematsu Interview Segment 2

Hearing about Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor (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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Fred Korematsu - Kathryn Korematsu Interview Segment 15

Beginning to talk about Fred's wartime conviction

Due to technical difficulties and conditions at the time of taping, there is loud background noise in this interview.
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Dale Minami Interview Segment 39

Hearing on the petition before Judge Marilyn Hall Patel; writing the argument to be presented the following day
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Dale Minami Interview Segment 38

Presenting Fred Korematsu's case in a larger political context: "this is an American story about civil rights"
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Dale Minami Interview Segment 27

First impressions of Fred Korematsu; Fred's initial concern over the legal team's youth, lack of experience
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