All events listed below take place online. Please visit the organizers’ websites for details.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

John Tateishi reads from “Redress: The Inside Story of the Successful Campaign for Japanese American Reparations”

April 10 @ 7:30 pm

Free
Facebooktwitter

This is the unlikely but true story of the Japanese American Citizens League’s fight for an official government apology and compensation for the imprisonment of more than 100,000 Japanese Americans during World War II. Author John Tateishi, himself the leader of the JACL Redress Committee for many years, is first to admit that the task was herculean in scale. The campaign was seeking an unprecedented admission of wrongdoing from Congress. It depended on a unified effort but began with an acutely divided community: for many, the shame of “camp” was so deep that they could not even speak of it; money was a taboo subject; the question of the value of liberty was insulting

Venue

Skylight Books
1818 N Vermont Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027 United States
Phone:
+13236601175
Website:
http://www.skylightbooks.com/

Other

Unique Events ID
1963

This website's content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. You are free to share and adapt with attribution.