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Support from the non-Japanese American community

Tonko Doi Interview Segment 8

Hearing mother's recollections of camp
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Yoshimi Matsuura Interview Segment 13

Remembering some acts of kindness from friends and neighbors
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Chiyoko Yagi Interview Segment 18

Being visited in camp by non-Japanese friends from home
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Ernest Besig Interview Segment 3

The ACLU's position on the incarceration, and thoughts on the Japanese American Citizen's League

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, …


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Fred Okrand Interview Segment 1

Trying to create a test case with the ACLU to challenge the mass removal

This interview was conducted by filmmaker Frank Abe for his 2000 documentary, Conscience and the Constitution, about the World War II resisters of conscience at the Heart Mountain incarceration camp. As a result, the interviews …


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Brooks Andrews Interview Segment 6

A child's memories of visiting Japanese American friends in camp
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Kay Sakai Nakao Interview Segment 24

Interaction with non-Japanese Americans after the war: mostly supportive
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Eiichi Edward Sakauye Interview Segment 18

Preparing for mass removal: finding a neighbor to take care of property
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Mary Nomura Interview Segment 13

Receiving support from non-Japanese American groups
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Walt Woodward Segment 10

Reason for taking a stand against incarceration: "it was the only thing to do"
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