Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Beate Sirota Gordon: Women's Rights and the Constitution of Japan

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May 201016
11:00a.m. - 3:00p.m.

Japanese American National Museum
369 E First St
Los Angeles, California, 90012
United States

Beate Sirota Gordon--The Visionary Leader Who Introduced Women’s Rights to Japan To Speak about her Fight for Equal Rights

Beate Sirota Gordon, who worked under General Douglas MacArthur to help draft Japan’s Constitution, will discuss her own personal experiences and her advocacy for equal rights for Japanese women. Come and hear her first and only appearance in Los Angeles. 

For more information about Beate Shirota Gordon:
>> Fom Jewish Journal:  Making Her Mark on Women’s Rights ... in Japan
>> Wikipedia:  Beate Shirota

11 AM –12:30 PM
Film Screening: Sirota Family & the 20th Century  Award Winning Documentary Film by Tomoko Fujiwara

2 PM –3 PM
Lecture by Beate Sirota Gordon

Light reception to follow in the Tateuchi Democracy Forum 

To make a reservation, please click here.  

$27 Museum members; $30 non-members. Advance ticket reservation and payment required. 

Sponsored by the Tateuchi Foundation and held in the Tateuchi Democracy Forum. 


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