A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States by Gordon K. Hirabayashi with James. A. Hirabayashi and Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

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Film & Other Media

Sep 201321
2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
100 North Central Avenue
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States


In 1942, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi defied the curfew and mass removal of Japanese Americans on the West Coast, and was subsequently convicted and imprisoned. In A Principled Stand , Gordon's brother James and nephew Lane have brought together his prison diaries and wartime correspondence to tell the story of Hirabayashi v. United StatesA Principled Stand  tells Gordon's story in his own words, at the time of his incarceration, for the very first time. 

Join Lane Hirabayashi for a discussion about his uncle's life and the book.

This program is co-sponsored Aratani Endowed Chair, UCLA Asian American Studies.

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JANM . Last modified Aug 15, 2013 9:58 a.m.


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