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Court's Jurisdiction In Jap Exclusion Case O.K.'d (June 1, 1943)

The Seattle Daily Times, June 1, 1943, p. 9
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High Court Bars Nisei Rehearing (February 12, 1945)

The Seattle Daily Times, February 12, 1945, p. 4
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Excerpt from the Korematsu brief

Excerpt from the Korematsu brief defending evacuation on the premise that racial discrimination was not used. Blames Japanese for being unassimilated and too connected to Japan. Compares Japanese with Germans and Italians and discusses why the government did not evacuate them. Justifies internment because Japanese were able to leave camps ...
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Pacific Citizen, Vol. 94, No. 23 (June 11, 1982)

Selected article titles: "Interned JAs 'Must Be Compensated': Goldberg" (p. 1), "Former Government Attorney Urges Reopening of Korematsu" (pp. 1, 10), "Speaking Out: Some Thoughts on Redress" (p. 2), and "Helping Young People to Relate to Evacuation on Personal Level" (p. 9).
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Fred Korematsu Interview Segment 9

Deciding to have plastic surgery: "I did a stupid thing by dong that" (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 ...


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Dale Minami Interview I Segment 2

Deciding how to proceed 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. Any opinions, finding ...


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Saburo Masada Interview Segment 21

Witnessing Fred Korematsu's coram nobis hearing
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Dale Minami Interview Segment 41

The day of the hearing: Korematsu's conviction is reversed
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Fred Korematsu - Kathryn Korematsu Interview Segment 19

Feelings upon hearing the coram nobis verdict

Due to technical difficulties and conditions at the time of taping, there is loud background noise in this interview.
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Fred Korematsu - Kathryn Korematsu Interview Segment 2

Making the decision to resist incarceration order

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