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United States / Japanese Americans Imprisonment #517920

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 14, 1981
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(Studio) United States imprisonment of Japanese Americans in relocation, or concentration, camps following Pearl Harbor recalled.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(DC) United States reaction to Pearl Harbor, include that of Franklin Roosevelt, recalled; scenes from Paramount news reel shown. Details of Japanese Americans' imprisonment outlined; films shown. [Japanese American League spokesperson Mike MASAOKA, former inmate Dr. Kinzo YAMAMOTO, author Lillian BAKER, William HOHRI - recall events.] Congress hearing into affair examined. [Abe FORTAS - calls it a tragic error.] [Former assistant Attorney General James ROWE - questions the worth of a 40-yr.-late apology.]
REPORTER: Susan Peterson

Chancellor, John;
Peterson, Susan

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