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Interview: Terry Janzen

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Terry Janzen was born in Tokyo in 1930 to a Japanese mother and American father. This album introduces the following 8 clips from her interview on August 27, 2012 followed ...

Interview: JERO

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Enka singer in Japan. Born in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. His African American grandfather married a Japanese woman. This album introduces the following 15 clips from his interview on March 30, 2010 ...

Interview: Kip Fulbeck

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Kip Fulbeck was born in 1965 to a Chinese mother and English/Irish father. This album introduces the following 19 clips from his interview on May 3, 2006 followed by his ...

Interview: Virgil Westdale

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Hapa 442nd veteran and pilot. Born in Indiana in 1918 to a Japanese American father and an English/German mother.  This album introduces the following 5 clips from his interview on ...

Interview: Mike Shinoda

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Michael Kenji Shinoda, a member of Linkin Park, was born and raised in Agoura Hills, a suburb north of Los Angeles, to a Japanese American father and Caucasian mother.  This ...

Interview: Johnnie Morton

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Johnnie James Morton, Jr. was born in Inglewood, CA in 1971, the son of an African American father and Japanese American mother. Morton is a former professional football player.  This ...

From Newsprint to New Media: The Evolving Role of Nikkei Newspapers, April 2, 2011

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Discover Nikkei presented the public program, "From Newsprint to New Media: The Evolving Role of Nikkei Newspaper," on April 2, 2011 at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum of the Japanese American ...

Japanese Hospital: Caring for the Pre-War Nikkei Community Program

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Presented Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the Tateuchi Democracy Forum of the Japanese American National Museum.  For the early Issei immigrants, access to medical care was limited. Five Issei doctors ...

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